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Suffering with avasular nercosis on hip bones post treatment of papillary carcinoma, thyroid gland removal. Treatment advise?

Dear sir/madam ! I am fighting with avascular necrosis of both hip bones since 2009 , after treatment of papillary carcinoma , removal of both thoride glands and radiation . can you help me . brief history is as below . Personal Details: Name: Muhammad Shoaib Age: (years) 32 Sex: Male / Female M Marital Status: Single / Married / Divorcee / Other Married (Two Kids) Nationality: Pakistan Height: feet / inches 5.7 Weight: Kilograms 78 Blood pressure: 80/140 Dependence on: Alcohol / Drugs / Smoking / Tobacco / Coffee / Tea:- Smooking Profession: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Address: 8-GHAZALI PARK WAHDAT COLONY LAHORE PAKISTAN Tel. Nos.: +92-322-0000 E-mail: YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Fri, 14 Dec 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Dear sir,
After going through the details that you have sent I would advise you to undergo bilateral hip replacement. As the avascular necrosis of hips is not reversible you will require to replace the heads of femur (The ball shaped bones) in order to save the acetabulum (the saucer shaped bone in the hip in which the heads of femur rest). Presently if you keep walking on the arthritic hips the chances of injury to the acetabulum increase and then they might have to replace them also. I would advise you to meet a competent joint replacement surgeon who will guide you further.
Answered: Wed, 9 Apr 2014
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