HIP FRACTURE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Physical Therapist Fails To Address Potential Femur Fracture HIP FRACTURE Expert Case

…  home. Initial imaging was unremarkable and negative for fractures and the patient was discharged home. 3 weeks later, the patient …  new physical therapist ordered plain film imaging of the hip and knee which revealed a left femoral neck …

Orthopedic Surgeon Installs Hip Implant That Requires Revision HIP FRACTURE Expert Case

…  patient who sustained a sub-capital right hip fracture following a slip and fall. She was immediately taken to the local trauma center and underwent hip surgery by an orthopedic surgeon. The physician performed a bipolar …

Total Hip Replacement Requires Revision After Six Months HIP FRACTURE Expert Case

…  involves a male patient who underwent a ceramic total hip replacement surgery due to degenerative arthritis and chronic hip pain. The patient complained of constant pain at approximately six weeks …

Delayed Diagnosis of Hip Fracture Causes Avascular Necrosis HIP FRACTURE Expert Case

Delayed Diagnosis of Hip Fracture Causes Avascular Necrosis

…  case involves the failure to diagnose a hip fracture in a 49-year-old female who had recently started running and acutely …  on her leg and two weeks later she sustained a displaced hip fracture. Due to the delay in treatment, the patient developed avascular …