HIP REPLACEMENT :
During Hip Replacement, A orthopaedic surgeon removes the damaged sections of the hip and replaces them with the new artificial joint which is usually made up of metal, or ceramic. The artificial joint help to reduce pain and improve function. It’s also called Hip arthroplasty, the surgery might be an option if hip pain interferes with daily activities and all other non-surgical treatments haven’t helped or are no longer effective. the most common reason for hip replacement surgery is arthritis.
this operation is also suggested to treat injuries such as a broken or developing hip, as well as other disorders.
When the total hip replacement will be suggested :
If any of these arthritis symptoms are experienced by the patient, then the doctor will suggest Hip Replacement.
severe Hip pain & Inability to function
Severe Hip pain which is not reduced by medicine and interferes with your ability to work, sleep or go about your daily activities.
hip stiffness limits movement and unable to walk properly
People who are eligible for this surgery have moderate to severe arthritis in the hip-including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or post-traumatic arthritis - that can cause pain
Severe Hip pain ?
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Anterior or posterior which is best ?
DAA (Direct Anterior Approach) involves an incision through the front of the hip. in the PA (Posterolateral Approach), the incision is made through the back of the hip. and there is no difference between these two approaches.
How long does Surgery take ?
While the actual replacement procedure might take only an hour, there are numerous steps before and after surgery that can make the entire process take several hours.
Following surgery, a whole team will attend to your recovery, including helping control any post-operative pain.
Hip replacement does not usually require an overnight stay in the hospital. If your care team determines that you are able to perform certain post-operative physical movements (standing, walking, climbing a few steps) while maintaining a safe blood pressure, and if you are able to void or empty your bladder, you can usually return home within six to 12 hours of your surgery.
Patients with medical conditions such as heart disease or kidney failure, and those who are unable to empty their bladder may require spending more time in the hospital for additional monitoring.
What is the typical recovery time from hip replacement surgery for the elderly?
Older individuals may take a little longer to fully recover from hip replacement, which can take up to 10 to 12 weeks. Elderly individuals may also feel more comfortable recovering at a rehabilitation center, instead of returning home immediately after hospital discharge.