Quality of Life and Functionality after Non-Cemented Total Hiparthroplasty
AbstractObjectives: To evaluate the functional outcome of non-cemented total hip arthroplasty in terms of pain relief, functional capacity, range of motion and abse-nce of deformity using Harris hip score.
Study Design: Descriptive study.
Place and Duration of Study: From January 2012 to December 2012, at Nawaz Sharif Social Security Tea-ching Hospital, Lahore (University College Medicine and Dentistry).
Subject and Methods: Thirty patients meeting the inclusion criteria were admitted through orthopedics outpatient department of Nawaz Sharif social security hospital Lahore. Pre operative Harris scoring was done and was compared with the post operative score to find the improvement.
Results: Mean age of patients was 52.53 ± 18.21 years, and 17 were males and 13 females. Average pre operative Harris Hip score was 23.77 ± 9.50 and post-operative score 87.90 ± 10.42.
Conclusion: It was concluded that THR is a safe sur-gical procedure with promising results in relieving pain, improving movements and upgrading the quality of life.
Key Words: Total Hip Replacement, Harris Hip Sco-re, Osteoarthritis, Ankylosing.
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