Femoral neuropathy following total hip arthroplasty : Review and management guidelines

Acta Orthopaedica Belgica, 06/12/2012

The literature reports an incidence rate of femoral neuropathy following total hip arthroplasty ranging from 0.1 to 2.4 percent. Determining the precise aetiology, establishing a diagnosis and subsequent treatment of femoral nerve injury remains a difficult task, with conservative management remaining the treatment benchmark.

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