Muhammad Usman Aslam, Syed Wasif Ali Shah, Shaheryar Aziz
Aim: To evaluate the functional outcome of total hip arthroplasty in terms of pain relief, functional capacity, range of motion and absence of deformity using Harris hip score.
Methodology: This is a descriptive case series study which includes 30 patients between 25 to 100 years of age. This study was carried out in Orthopaedic Department at Pak Red Crescent Medical & Dental College, Dina Nath, Lahore within six months of period from 01-01-2020 to 01-06-2020. Thirty patients were admitted through A/E and Orthopaedic Outpatient Department who fulfill the inclusion criteria. Preoperative Harris scoring was done and was compared with the postoperative score to find the improvement.
Results: Mean age of patients was 52.53±18.21 years. There were 17 males and 13 females patients. Average pre operative Harris hip score was 23.77±9.50 and post operative score 87.90±10.42.
Conclusion: We concluded that Total Hip Arthroplasty is a safe surgical procedure with promising results in relieving pain, improving movements and upgrading the quality of life.
Keywords: Total Hip Arthroplasty, Harris Hip Score, Osteoarthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis