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An active 40-year-old male undergoes hip surgery for arthritis. A post-operative radiograph is provided in Figure A. Each of the following are complications associated with this procedure EXCEPT:
Deep vein thrombosis
Femoral neck fracture
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Which of the following is the most common reason for reoperation following hip resurfacing in the first 6 months following the operation?
Aseptic loosening of the acetabular component
Aseptic loosening of the femoral component
Fracture of the femoral neck
Fracture of the acetabulum
Which of the following complications is the primary reason for early reoperation following the procedure shown in Figure A?
Edge loading leading to rapid polyethylene wear
Groin pain from accelerated acetabular erosion
All of the following are absolute or relative contraindication to hip resurfacing arthroplasty EXCEPT?
1.5 cm femoral head bone cysts
Femoral neck bone stock deficiency
Age less than 50-years-old
When discussing metal on metal hip resurfacing versus metal on polyethylene total hip replacement, the surgeon should inform the patient that all of the following are disadvantages of hip resurfacing EXCEPT?
Higher dislocation rate
Higher periprosthetic fracture rate
Increased serum metal ion levels
Higher rates of osteonecrosis
Larger incision and surgical dissection
Which of the following is the most common cause of early revision surgery (<20 weeks) following a hip resurfacing arthroplasty?
Rupture of abductors