Category: Hip Replacement

What are the reasons for hip replacement surgery?

Hip joints are the largest joints in the human body. The hip joints connect the legs with the body. They withstand heavy loads. Injured and aching hip joint brings great suffering to a person. As a rule, all components of the joint work together and produce a smooth movement. The hip joint wears out and is exposed to various risk factors and diseases when walking, running, and carrying heavy weights. The solution of this problem can be the hip replacement.  It is the replacement of joint elements with the help of implants. The main indications for surgery for hip replacement are patient complaints and clinical x-ray findings. However, there are many reasons for doing this operation. The main reasons are:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Fracture of the neck of the hip and its consequences
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Coxarthrosis
  • Avascular necrosis

Hip replacements,

the most common method of replacing hip joint tissues. This complex, high-tech, minimally invasive operation requires the skill of an orthopedic surgeon and the experience of his assistants. Depending on the nature of the joint damage, the orthopedic physician decides which type of endoprosthesis to use for each particular patient. Before the operation, the patient’s general health and the causes of the joint disease are examined. Modern technology allows minimally injuring muscles and tissues. In the future, it will quickly restore limb motor function.

 

Hip replacement from the past to future The hip replacement is a surgical operation during which the affected cartilage and joint bones are replaced with ...

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