What is Hip Replacement Surgery?
Hip replacement surgery is a surgical procedure performed to relieve
pain and limitation of movement in patients with hip joint osteoarthritis.
There are three types of hip replacement surgery:
hip replacement (most common)
Hip replacement surgery should be performed in patients who have
conditions such as:
pain in the hip,
during their daily work and activities
stage of hip osteoarthritis
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How is Hip Replacement Surgery Performed?
replacement surgery is performed by placing implants in the socket (acetabulum) and
femoral head damaged by osteoarthritis in the hip joint. The deteriorated and
damaged femoral head is cut off and replaced with an implant made of metal
alloy in the femoral canal and a ball-shaped head made of ceramic, cobalt
chrome or oxinium. In partial hip replacement only the
femoral head of the hip joint is replaced, the socket part is not intervened.
Recovery After Hip Replacement Surgery
Most patients who have hip replacement surgery
start walking with a walker the day after the surgery. The orthopedic surgeon
determines when you can safely return to normal activities. Generally, this
period can vary from 4 weeks to 4 months.
More than 90% of people who have hip
replacement surgery due to hip joint osteoarthritis live the rest of their
lives painlessly and comfortably. For a higher success rate,
it is important that the hip replacement surgery is performed by a specialist