Use this feature to invite colleagues, clients, and associates to view this content item(s). Please supply your name and email address (for reply purposes) and the recipient's name and email address. To send the email, click the "Send" button. Fields marked with an asterisk are required. To return, click the "Cancel" button.
Hip Fractures and Subsequent Hip Replacement
This medical exhibit features key images of the injury and surgical repair - depicting the right hip fracture with a total hip replacement. The first image shows a film print of the actual post-operative x-ray film this will be followed by a color interpretation highlighting the fracture of the femoral neck. The third, fourth and fifth images show the following key steps of the hip replacement procedure:rnrn1) The incision into the right hip with the application of a claw plate with cables rnrn2) The removal of the femoral head and reaming of the acetabulum rnrn3) The insertion of the prosthetic hip componentsrnrnFinally a post-operative x-ray film shows the hardware in place.rn