Girdlestone procedure | definition of Girdlestone procedure by Medical dictionary
Gir·dle·stone pro·ce·dure (gĭr'dĕl-stōn),
complete resection or excision of the head and neck of the femur.
Girdlestone, Gathorne Robert, English orthopaedist, 1881-1950.
Girdlestone procedure - complete resection or excision of the head and neck of the femur.
Girdlestone resection arthroplasty
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These patients were treated by Girdlestone procedure in three cases, revision megaprostheses in two cases, and antibiotic suppression in one case.
Girdlestone procedure was performed in three cases when dislocation was associated with recurrence of infection.
But in July 2000 Helen faced her biggest challenge with the removal of her hips - an operation known as the Girdlestone Procedure