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
Late Friday afternoon, January 22, 2010, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that they approved AMPYRA™ (dalfampridine,... Read more »
Total hip replacement has become a very popular and successful operation. But some patients are unhappy with the results. The goal of this study was... Read more »
Some people just don't do as well as others after a total hip replacement (THR). There is some thought that obesity puts patients at increased risk... Read more »
Doctors prefer that their patients be educated, especially when their patients are planning to have surgery. The hope is that patients will... Read more »
There are two main ways to replace a hip joint. The first is with a partial replacement or hemiarthroplasty. The head of the femur (thigh bone) is... Read more »