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The hip joint is a ball and socket type of joint which is formed between the thigh bone and the hip bone. It is one of the strongest and firm fitted joints of the human body which could be inflamed or diseased due to certain joint ailments like arthritis, Trochanteric Bursitis, Tendonitis, Osteonecrosis, Lumbar Pain, Snapping Hip Syndrome, Muscle Strains, Hip Fracture, and Stress Fracture. Arthritis still stands as the prime indication for a hip replacement surgery.

You could be a suitable candidate for a hip joint replacement when you have difficulty in in walking, bending, and doing daily activities, if the hip pain is not relieved with the change in pain medications, physical therapy, and exercise.

A hip replacement surgery is a major surgical procedure where in a part or the complete hip joint is replaced by an artificial joint. The surgical procedure is performed under the influence of general anesthesia or spinal anesthesia, with or without sedation and requires a dedicated change in lifestyle and rehabilitative exercises to help aid in the artificial joint movement.

During the surgical procedure, the surgeon exposes the hip joint and recontours the hip bone by eliminating any damaged cartilage and/or damaged part of the thigh bone which in turn is replaced by an artificial implant to permit the joint movement.

Hip replacement surgery can be categorized as:

It can also be divided into –

There are many different types of designs and materials are currently used in artificial hip joints. All of them consist of two basic components: the ball component (made of highly polished strong metal or ceramic material) and the socket component (a durable cup of plastic, ceramic or metal, which may have an outer metal shell).

The prosthetic components if cemented into place constitute the Cemented Total Hip Replacement. This decision to only press fit or to cement the components is based on a number of factors, such as the quality and strength of your bone. A combination the two may also be used.

Hip replacement surgery has been performed since 4-5 decades and has relieved individuals from hip joint pain, restricted mobility, and discomfort.

Total Hip replacement surgery is one of the very common orthopaedic surgeries and a lot of patients from all around the world come to our network orthopaedic hospitals in India for availing High Quality and Affordable Hip Replacement Surgery.  In a total hip joint replacement surgery the worn out hip joint is replaced with an artificial hip (called a prosthesis or hip implant) made of metal and plastic. A hip surgery is the last resort and is done when the pain is severe and the patient finds it very difficult to walk. Even though the idea of getting an artificial hip joint may be frightening to some patients, but it is one of the safest and most effective medical procedures to help patients to lead a better quality of life.

In a Cemented total hip replacement surgery, cement is used to secure the implant to the bone. Whereas, in case of a Cementless total hip replacement surgery, the bone heals directly to the implant. The results of cemented hip replacement and cementless hip replacement may be identical. Usually, cementless hip replacements recommended to those patients who have good enough bone quality to accommodate a cementless implant.

It is found that young, active or heavy patients are most likely to loosen a cemented total hip replacement and hence for these patients, there are chances that a cementless total hip replacement may be recommended by the doctors. The Patients with poor bone quality or with less active lifestyles might be the candidates for cemented total hip replacement.


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