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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain & instability: No matter the reason, a loose implant is no good. There are two types of loosening, septic and aseptic. Septic loosening is due to infection and is a ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sure: Aseptic loosening gave birth to the uncemented options and high molecular weight polyethylene ceramic metal on metal cubic zerconia bearing surfaces w ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
SROm: The one your surgeon is comfortable picking your favorite based on direct marketing makes no sense to me your surgeon has a favorite that he:/she love ... Read More
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Dr. Bertrand Kaper
29 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Many good choices: The choice of which hip implant to use is usually up to your orthopaedic surgeon. There are many excellent options available today, many of which have ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Discuss with surgeon: There are multiple, although in general can be very safe. Includes peri operative medical problems such as PE, MI, CVA, DVT, etc. and surgical compli ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Quit well: Better than now with stiff arthritic hip some have slight painless limp from muscle weakness.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No best: There is no established best implant. There are many implants from a variety of different companies that have shown 95% excellent results lasting for ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not common : 5% of hip replacements fail sometime between implantation and 20 years later.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Granberry
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
?: There are no muscles that connect to a total hip implant. Both components are implanted in the bones of the pelvis and thigh bone. The muscles are lef ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Steven Shannon
8 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Radiculopathy: Your symptoms are likely unrelated to your Total Hip Arthroplasty performed in 2008. "Electrical jolts" are associated with more nerve issues which co ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Board certified: Look for a board certified orthopedic surgeon who specialized in hip surgery - specifically, a hip surgeon who does a lot of revision (re-do) cases.

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