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
For the past 25 years, patients with hip arthritis who are too young for a total hip replacement have had an osteotomy instead. In this joint-saving... Read more »
Hip arthritis is a common problem linked with aging. Adults in their mid-50s are often the first to notice changes that suggest degenerative joint... Read more »
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) of the hip may be treated by replacing the joint with a total hip arthroplasty (THA). However, the socket side of the joint... Read more »
There is a condition of the hip called femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) that can lead to early hip osteoarthritis. In an effort to prevent... Read more »
See diagrams of hip replacment surgery and an explanation of hip surgery works... Read more »