IMPLANT INFORMATION about Hip Endoprosthesis

What … for? (Indications)
Replacement of partial or total hip joint, Osteoarthritis (pain), fractures and more special disease
hip total replacement
370.000 hip endoprostheses, U.S.A. (2014)
239.204 hip endoprostheses, Germany (2018)

309 per 100.000 population (Germany, 2017, statista)

75% total , 12.5% partial hip replacements, 12.5% revisions (Fortune Business Insights)

Dependend on technique mobilization after 1 -7 days. Rehabilitation after 6-12 weeks dependend on many individual factors.
Risks (Contraindications)short term:Inflammation, thrombosis, hematoma, injury of nerves or vessels, hemorrhagia, metal hypersensitivity, metal toxicity, leg length inequality.
long term:Loosening, dislocation, osteolysis, inflammation, chronic pain, death (<1%).
Failures5% after 1st surgery
Materials availableTitanium (TiAl6V4 a.o.), CoCrMo-alloys, Polyethylen (Teflon), PMMA
Statistics95% more than 10 yearship survival rate
Selected patient informationQuestions to ask your doctor before getting a hip endoprothesis
Literature– BasicPatient Information (manufacturer/Zimmer) (english)
Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants (english, FDA)
Endoprothetik – Zwischen Anspruch und Realität (german)
ProblemsHip-Replacement-Recalls (Drugwatch)
Selbsthilfegruppe für schadhafte Hüftprothesen (german)
Der Spiegel: Rückruf von Hüftgelenksprothesen (german)
Science/Future3D-printed spine
Register (links)Canadian Joint Replacement Registry (Canada)
Czech National Register of Joint Replacement (NRKN, Czech Republic)
Deutschland Endoprothesenregister (german)
Romanian Arthroplasty Register (Romania)
Slovak Arthroplasty Register (Slovakia)
Swedish Hip Arthroplasty Register (swedish)
UK National Joint Registry (UK)
Gelenkersatz: Anwendungsstandards und Register verbessern Qualität (german)
Register und Netzwerke: Zusammenarbeit ist wichtig für den Erfolg (german)
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