Minimally invasive total hip replacement in an ipsilateral p
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Total hip replacement (THR) is a highly successful operation in alleviating pain and improving the overall function of the hip, especially for end-stage arthritis of the hip, in otherwise fit patients. However, THR as a surgical option in an ipsilateral above-knee amputation is rare with limited literature about the clinical outcomes. In this article, we are presenting a case of a 30-year-old male patient who underwent cement-less THR of the ipsilateral above-knee amputated limb due to the early development of traumatic arthritis of the hip. The cause of the arthritis was post-traumatic hip dislocation following a road-traffic accident with significant cartilage damage which presented late and required open reduction. He sustained a segmental fracture of the femur with popliteal artery laceration, for which an above-knee amputation was done. The challenges faced during surgery, the modifications in rehabilitation protocol to ambulate the patient along with a review of the limited literature are presented.

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