Nighttime Hip Pain Degenerative Joint Diseases

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Definition

Hip joint replacement is surgery to replace all or part of the hip joint with an artificial joint. The artificial joint is called a prosthesis.


Alternative Names

Hip arthroplasty; Total hip replacement; Hip hemiarthroplasty


Description

The artificial hip joint has four parts:

  • A socket that replaces your old hip socket. The socket is usually made of metal.
  • The liner, which fits inside the socket. It is usually plastic, but some surgeons are...
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