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Surgery
A hemiarthroplasty is an operation that is used most commonly to treat a fractured hip. The operation is similar to a total hip replacement but it involves only half of the hip. (Hemi means half, and ...more
A hip arthroscopy is a procedure where a small video camera attached to a fiber-optic lens is inserted into the hip joint to allow a surgeon to see the joint and do work on the joint without making a ...more
The bump of bone on the outside of the hip bone is called the greater trochanter. A fluid-filled sac, called a bursa, lies next to the greater trochanter. When the bursa in this area becomes thickened ...more
Over the past 30 years, artificial hip replacements have become increasingly common. Millions of people have gotten a new hip joint. The first time a joint is replaced with an artificial joint, the op ...more
A hip fracture can present complications due to being immobilized. The goal of rehabilitation after hip fracture surgery is to help you begin moving as quickly as possible to avoid the serious complic ...more
A hip that is painful as a result of osteoarthritis (OA) can severely affect your ability to lead a full, active life. Over the last 25 years, major advancements in hip replacement have greatly improv ...more
what the surgeon hopes to achieve what happens during the procedure what to expect as you recover Related Document: *client_company*'s Guide to Hip Fractures
A fractured hip can be a life-threatening problem. The hip fracture itself isn't usually a difficult problem to treat with surgery. But once the fracture occurs, it brings with it all the potential me ...more
A hip that is painful as a result of osteoarthritis (OA) can severely affect your ability to lead a full, active life. Over the last 25 years, major advancements in hip replacement have improved the o ...more
This article is an introduction to Artificial Hip Dislocation Precautions
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