Revision Total Hip Replacement Surgery

Dr. Abhay Chhallani: Expert in Revision Total Hip Replacement Surgery

Special Precautions

  • Avoid combined movements of bending the hip and turning the foot to prevent dislocation.
  • Use a pillow between the legs when sleeping for six weeks.
  • Avoid crossing legs and over-bending the hip.
  • Utilise elevated toilet seats and avoid bending over to pick up items.
  • Shower is allowed once the wound has healed.
  • Applying Vitamin E or moisturising cream to the wound is recommended after healing.
  • Notify the doctor promptly if signs of infection, such as redness, swelling, or high temperature, occur.

Risks and Complications

  • General medical complications may include allergic reactions, blood loss, heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure, pneumonia, and infections.
  • Specific complications related to the hip include the possibility of infection and blood clots, which can occasionally be life-threatening.
  • Dr. Abhay Chhallani and his team prioritise patient well-being and provide comprehensive information and care for a successful outcome.