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Hip transplant gives a new lease of life to a bed ridden failed Revision Hip Replacement in TB Hip Patient this new year.

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By  K Ashwin  Mobile: 09920183006  Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Bed ridden for last eight months and suffering for over a decade now, YM Shaikh, a Mumbai resident, was relived from his painful long journey. An advanced hip surgery was performed at Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital that required importing a complete hip socket ( size 70) with special locking system from US.   A team of highly experienced orthopaedic surgeons led by Dr.Pradeep Bhosale performed the complicated surgery.He can now celebrate and bring in the new year with his family.

Shaikh was living a normal and active life. Unfortunately in 1998 he met an accident and his hip socket was dislocated. He weighed 100 kg then and with dislocation his painful journey began. He initially ignored the pain that led to the pus formation. The initial X Rays also did not show anything. Due to the increase in pain in one leg, he shifted his body weight on another leg leading to increase in pain in the other leg as well.

Shaikh came to Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital after he tried several other hospitals in Mumbai. He had developed TB Arthritis. In most cases of TB Arthritis, hip replacement is not possible. However, Dr. Pradeep Bhosale with his past research and expertise knew that in certain cases with TB Arthirits, hip replacement is possible. In 2007 he was operated at the Mumbai hospital. Read more