Hall, C; Khan, WS; Ahmed, SI; Sochart, DH; (2009) A rare case of arterial avulsion presenting with occult blood loss following total hip arthroplasty: a case report. J Med Case Rep , 3 9320 - ?. 10.1186/1752-1947-3-9320.
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Iatrogenic arterial damage during total hip replacement is a rare but potentially life- or limb-threatening complication. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of an avulsion injury to a posterior branch of the profunda femoral artery during primary hip arthroplasty.
|Title:||A rare case of arterial avulsion presenting with occult blood loss following total hip arthroplasty: a case report.|
|Additional information:||PMCID: PMC2803843|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Surgery and Interventional Science (Division of)|
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