81 year old gentleman presented with pain in right hip and complaints of inability to walk since last 2 yrs. Patient had a history of fracture neck of femur for which THR was done which subsequently got infected and complete implant removal was done 2 yrs back. This procedure is called girdlestone.
Patient now presents with pain in right hip and is bedridden. This is a challenging surgery as complete anatomy of hip is distorted and requires expertise. After proper counselling he underwent right total hip replacement and is mobilized independently as early as possible.