Late bleeding during anterior approach to the hip: case Report

Late bleeding during anterior approach to the hip: case Report

Authors

  • Marco Scaglia Orthopaedic and Traumatology Department, University of Verona
  • Alessandro Ditta Orthopaedic and Traumatology Department, University of Verona
  • Bruno Magnan Orthopaedic and Traumatology Department, University of Verona
  • Ugo Navarro Department of Radiology, AULSS 9 Scaligera, “Mater Salutis” Hospital, Legnago (VR)
  • Marco Cassini Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, AULSS 9 Scaligera, “Mater Salutis” Hospital, Legnago (VR)

Keywords:

direct anterior hip approach, artery embolization, late bleeding

Abstract

Vascular injuries represent an uncommon complication of total hip arthroplasty, with an incidence of 0.1-0.3% as reported in the literature. The aim of the study is the description of a case of late bleeding in a female patient undergoing surgery for total hip arthroplasty in right osteoarthritis through direct anterior approach. The treatment carried out was a selective embolization of the main ascending branch of the lateral circumflex artery. This was performed by placing two spirals following an angiography, which was revealing an active spreading of contrast at the right femoral circumflex ascending artery. The effectiveness of endovascular techniques for the treatment of early and late bleeding after surgery is pointed out. 

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05-12-2019

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Late bleeding during anterior approach to the hip: case Report. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2019 Dec. 5 [cited 2024 Jun. 20];90(12-S):184-6. Available from: https://mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/8937

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