Aging Clinical and Experimental Research

, Volume 29, Issue 5, pp 1067–1069 | Cite as

Iliopsoas bursitis and femoral vein thrombosis complicating total hip arthroplasty in an elderly patient

  • Franca Bilora
  • Lucia Sarolo
  • Fabio Pomerri
  • Paolo Prandoni
Case Report


Total hip arthroplasty Deep vein thrombosis Iliopsoas bursitis Ceramic Elderly 


Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Human and animals rights statement

The study was approved by the institutional research ethics committee and has been performed in accordance with the ethical standards as laid down in the 1964 Declaration of Helsinki and its later amendments. This article does not contain any studies with animals performed by any of the authors.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from the patient included in the study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Franca Bilora
    • 1
  • Lucia Sarolo
    • 1
  • Fabio Pomerri
    • 2
  • Paolo Prandoni
    • 1
  1. 1.Coagulation Section, Department of Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic SciencesPadua UniversityPaduaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Medicine-DIMED, Radiology InstitutePadua UniversityPaduaItaly

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