Health Tip: Understanding Hip Replacement Surgery

Health Tip: Understanding Hip Replacement Surgery

Source: Consumer Healthday

During hip replacement surgery, a surgeon will remove damaged or diseased parts of the joint and replace them with man-made parts. The replaced hip should last about 15 to 20 years, the US. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases says.

Source: Consumer Healthday

During hip replacement surgery, a surgeon will remove damaged or diseased parts of the joint and replace them with man-made parts. The replaced hip should last about 15 to 20 years, the US. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases says.

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  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The American Orthopaedic Association