Joint Replacement failing to adhere the Hip Prosthetic to the femur bone

    • May 22, 2019 at 11:12 am

      I have had CIDP the last 15 years. I am mobile. I had a Total Hip Replacement February 2018. A year later, due to pain issues in quad muscles and my hip, the x-rays show that the femoral stem never attached to the bone, therefore my leg is not stable. I need an extensive revision surgery which will replace the stem with a longer one. The ball and joint are stable. My concern is what will stop this revision from failing? I have learned my anti-inflammatory IVIG treatments can cause this. Has anyone else experienced joint replacement problems?

    • May 22, 2019 at 1:57 pm

      I think there may be information in the following forum threads that could help you:

      what are the chances of GBS recurrence after TKR?

      Genicular Nerve Block and GBS

      How does past GBS affect joint replacement?

      • May 23, 2019 at 4:37 pm

        Thanks Jim-LA. Yes I was able to find a couple of links that I will check out with regard to metal toxicity being a possible problem. I just don’t want a repeat problem!