Revision hip arthroplasty in patients with a history of previous malignancy

Citation
M. Salai et al., Revision hip arthroplasty in patients with a history of previous malignancy, J SURG ONC, 70(2), 1999, pp. 122-125
Citations number
9
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Oncology
Journal title
JOURNAL OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY
ISSN journal
0022-4790 → ACNP
Volume
70
Issue
2
Year of publication
1999
Pages
122 - 125
Database
ISI
SICI code
0022-4790(199902)70:2<122:RHAIPW>2.0.ZU;2-G
Abstract
Background and Objectives: The potential association between implants and m alignancy has been discussed in the literature, but never as a cause of loo sening of joint arthroplasty. Methods: The records of all patients who underwent revision arthroplasty at our institution between 1992 and 1995 were reviewed. Results: Among 93 patients who underwent revision hip arthroplasties, I I ( 11.8%) had a history of previous malignancy. At surgery, in 2 of these pati ents, metastasis was found to be the cause of loosening in the affected hip . Conclusions: When revision hip arthroplasty is considered, patients with a history of malignancy require attenuated pre-, intra-, and postoperative wo rkup. Management algorithm in such cases is proposed. (C) 1999 Wiley-Liss, Inc.