Share This Article:

Long Term Effects of Radiation-Induced Osteonecrosis of the Pelvis Caused Complete Failure of Total Hip Arthroplasty

Full-Text HTML XML Download Download as PDF (Size:1940KB) PP. 373-375
DOI: 10.4236/ss.2012.37074    4,566 Downloads   7,035 Views   Citations

ABSTRACT

This case report describe severe osteonecrosis of the pelvis more than 30 years after radiation due to ovarian cancer. As orthopedic surgeon it is important to ask about previous radiation to the pelvis in case of total hip arthroplasty and also to perform CT in unclear cases.

Conflicts of Interest

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

Cite this paper

T. Wodaje and P. Wretenberg, "Long Term Effects of Radiation-Induced Osteonecrosis of the Pelvis Caused Complete Failure of Total Hip Arthroplasty," Surgical Science, Vol. 3 No. 7, 2012, pp. 373-375. doi: 10.4236/ss.2012.37074.

References

[1] R. Rudolph, T. S. Arganese and M. Woodward, “Ultra Structure and Etiology of Chronic Radiotherapy Damage in Human Skin,” Annals of Plastic Surgery, Vol. 9, No. 4, 1982, pp. 282-292. doi:10.1097/00000637-198210000-00003
[2] L. L. Pu and J. G. Thompson, “Salvage of the Exposed Irradiated Knee Joint with Free Tissue Transfer,” Annals of Plastic Surgery, Vol. 44, No. 3, 2000, pp. 334-339. doi:10.1097/00000637-200044030-00015
[3] P. Massin and J. Duparc, “Total Hip Replacement in Irra-diated Hips. A Retrospective Study of 71 Cases,” Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Vol. 77, No. 6, 1995, pp. 847-852.
[4] R. J. Goitz, M. M. Tomaino, P. Smith, D. Hannallah and R. Sinha, “Treatment of Radiation-Induced Soft-Tissue Fibrosis and Concomitant Acetabular Osteonecrosis: A Case Report,” The American Journal of Orthopedics, Vol. 36, No. 4, 2007, pp. 56-58.
[5] J. W. Kwon, S. J. Huh, Y. C. Yoon, S. H. Choi, J. Y. Jung, D. Oh and B. K. Choe, “Pelvic Bone Complications after Radiation Therapy of Uterine Cervical Cancer: Evaluation with MRI,” American Journal of Roentgenology, Vol. 191, No. 4, 2008, pp. 987-994. doi:10.2214/AJR.07.3634
[6] J. Duparc and P. Massin, “Surgical Treatment of Radiation-Induced Lesions of the Hip in Adults,” Bulletin de l’Academie Nationale de Medecine, Vol. 180, No. 8, 1996, pp. 1815-1836.

  
comments powered by Disqus

Copyright © 2018 by authors and Scientific Research Publishing Inc.

Creative Commons License

This work and the related PDF file are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.