In patients with concurrent hip and spine pathology, does it matter which condition is corrected first?

In patients with concurrent hip and spine pathology, does it matter which condition is corrected first?

With combined hip and spine disease, there is no standard answer for what is the preferred first operation. The surgeon must determine which disease is more painful and/or disabling. Total hip arthroplasty can be performed first without increased risk of dislocation after spine fusion.

Source: Healio

With combined hip and spine disease, there is no standard answer for what is the preferred first operation. The surgeon must determine which disease is more painful and/or disabling. Total hip arthroplasty can be performed first without increased risk of dislocation after spine fusion.

Source: Healio

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