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Total Hip Replacement Bangalore

Dr. Lingaraju A P - Consultant Orthopaedic & Joint Replacement

What is Total Hip Replacement Surgery?

Is a surgical procedure replacing a damaged, worn or diseased hip joint with a new implant and recreating your normal hip joint.

When do you require hip replacement surgery?

If u are suffering from severe hip pain while standing, walking, stair climbing and even at rest with associated stiffness and deformities of the joints making it difficult to perform everyday activities. U might be suffering from severe hip arthritis. You will require total hip replacement surgery.

What are the common conditions requiring Total Hip Replacement Surgery?

The most common indications are Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, avascular necrosis, Ankylosing spondylitis, childhood hip diseases like DDH and traumatic hip arthritis.

How safe is Total Hip Replacement Surgery?

Total hip replacement is a safe and effective solution and the most successful operations of all time. It’s not a complicated surgery. This will reduce the pain and increases quality of life. 99% satisfaction rate.

Any age limit to undergo Total Hip Replacement Surgery?

No age bar to undergo this surgery. Your physical fitness and medical conditions are important. We have done surgeries even at the age of 90 years. You can return to normal life style after the surgery.

How the total hip replacement surgery done?

During a total hip Replacement surgery the damaged femoral head is removed and replaced with a metal stem that is placed into the hollow centre of the femur. The femoral stem may be either cemented or “press fit” into the bone. A metal, ceramic or oxinum ball is placed on the upper part of the stem. This ball replaces the damaged femoral head that was removed. The damaged cartilage surface of the socket (acetabulum) is removed and replaced with a metal socket. An ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene, or ceramic spacer is inserted between the new ball and the socket to allow for a smooth gliding surface. Now your hip joint moves in a normal way.

Can I undergo both Total Hip Replacement at the same time?

Commonly we need 3 months gap from the first surgery. In some patients with severe deformities and both hip contracture we will do both hip replacement surgeries simultaneously.

How early I can undergo my second side hip replacement surgery?

Minimum of 3 months from the first hip surgery and your medical condition.

How early I can resume my activities?

Before discharge from the hospital u will be independent enough to manage your toilet activities, minimal walking.

At 3 months most people with sedentary employment can return to work. You can do your regular day today activities. You can start car driving

At 6 months u can completely resume all your activities including sports and heavy work.

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