STAGE 1 - Remove the infected and cut out /failed implant , debridement and place an antibiotic impregnated/eluting spacer(french) hip prosthesis with german antibiotic eluting collagen sponge + antibiotic cement + intravenous antibiotic 4 weeks (culture grew e . coli ) followed by oral antibiotics 6 weeks
|FRENCH ANTIBIOTIC SPACER PROSTHESIS|
she is comfortable walking with walker and has no pain now .
SIX MONTHS LATER -we did this after TC , DC , CRP AND CRP - NORMAL
Removed the French spacer prosthesis
used a Revision cement - containing two antibiotics
HIP - CEMENTED PROSTHESIS/ smith & nephew implant