Hip replacement surgery is performed in case of bone degeneration in candidates who have been diagnosed with prolonged Rheumatoid Arthritis or other kind of degenerative diseases. These conditions reduce the bone density and leaves the bone weak and prone to fractures. In such cases, hip replacement surgeons remove the damaged or affected hip joints are replaces it with prosthesis. The surgery can be distinguished into partial hip replacement as well as total hip replacement surgery, depending on the extent of replacement required. The procedure is performed by trained orthopedic surgeons who are serving people on a global scale.
Hip replacement specialists are crowned with necessary medical degrees and are enriched with decades of experience in the field. The proficiency of the surgeons performing the operation is extremely important in such cases, as it determines the success rate of the procedure and also determines the long term survival rate. Hence, some of the best doctors for hip replacement serving on a global scale are:
The procedure performed may either be an extensive or minimally invasive surgery performed by trained hip replacement surgeons. The procedure involves making an incision 5-10 inches, depending on the type of surgery performed, through which necessary devices are used to cut the damaged ball portion of the thigh bone which attaches itself in the pelvic joint. This portion is replaced by a prosthesis. Henceforth, the socket of the pelvic joint is resurfaced and improvised with an additional prosthesis complementing to the one attached. The muscles, and nerves are then repositioned, henceforth which, the incision is stitched back.
Hip Replacement Surgeon(s)
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