Hip arthroplasty; Total hip replacement; Hip hemiarthroplasty
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Harkess JW. Arthroplasty of the hip. In: Canale ST, Beatty JH, eds. Campbell's Operative...Read more
Many seniors put off having a total hip replacement despite the pain and loss of function that the arthritic joint is causing. They are afraid that... Read more »
Total hip replacements (THRs) work well to reduce pain and improve function for almost all patients having this surgery. So say researchers in... Read more »
Everyone loves a good mystery, but some need to be solved sooner than later. A lack of bone union after a total hip replacement (THR) is one of those... Read more »