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Get your Hip Replaced and stay flexible

By AdminPosted On 20-Sep-2017

What is Hip Replacement?

In the surgical procedure of Hip replacement, hip joint with pain or arthritis is replaced with artificial joint made of metals and plastic components. This is done only when all other non-surgical treatment options fails to provide pain relief.

Cause of hip replacement surgery

The main cause of hip replacement surgery is osteoarthritis and other causes includes:

  • A hip fracture
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Septic arthritis
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Bone dysplasias (bone growth disorder)

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After The Procedure

After the procedure the patient will be moved to a recovery area for a few hours where a medical staff will monitor the blood pressure, pulse, comfort level, alertness till the anesthesia wears off.

The standard Hip replacement surgeries will have an incision of average 9 inch along the side of the hip. In a minimally invasive technique the size of the incision will be only 2 to 5 inches long.

Advantages of Minimally Invasive Technique

The main advantages of minimally invasive technique is that it can be performed through small cuts compared to standard hip replacement surgery.

  • Less blood loss
  • Can ease pain following the surgery
  • Shorter hospital stay and time for healing
  • Reduced scar appearance

Dr. Thadi Mohan of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Ernakulam is a protuberant surgeon for Hip Joint Replacement in India. Dr. Thadi Mohan is one of the Hip Revision Specialists in India for hip replacement. The hospital has all the specialized treatment facilities for hip replacement.

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Authored by Dr.Thadi Mohan

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