Periprosthetic Fractures​

Periprosthetic Fracture Condition  

  • More Indian than ever before have had a joint replacement operation. On occasion, individuals who have had a joint replacement may injure themselves and sustain a fracture involving that limb.
  • Periprosthetic fractures occur in the bone around an artificial joint replacement and can be very difficult to treat. They often require surgical expertise in both reconstruction and trauma.

Periprosthetic Fracture Treatment 

  • In patients with periprosthetic fractures, orthopaedic surgeons at the Shishodia Orthopaedic Centre strive to preserve the original joint replacement by using fixation devices to stabilize the fracture and encourage healing. This is not always possible, in which case a revision replacement is often a better option.
  • The collective experience of the surgeons at the Shishodia Orthopaedic Centre in treating periprosthetic fractures is unrivaled in the Eastern UP. The combined expertise of fracture care and joint replacement is essential in choosing the best treatment, and providing expert treatment of these challenging, and increasingly common, injuries.
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