Type of Surgery
Hip surgeries eliminate pain and increase patients' mobility. Hip replacement surgery, which replaces the original joint with a prosthetic implant, is a common solution for older patients who suffer from arthritis. Other types of operations may work only on select portions of the hip, such as the socket.
There will be many healthcare professionals working to make sure you have an excellent outcome from your surgery. Besides the surgeons, there are...
What Could Be Happening During Your Surgery
As surgical techniques advance in sophistication, there are a number of intraoperative procedures that could be taking place during your surgery....
What to Expect on the Day of Surgery
Surgery can be somewhat frightening even for the bravest among us. You are only partially clothed, everywhere you look people are dressed in masks...
The most common causes of infection following hip replacement surgery are from bacteria that enter the bloodstream during dental procedures, urinary tract infections, or skin infections. These bacteria can lodge around your prosthesis.
From American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - AAOS
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