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Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Several options: Ask an orthopedist to go over your options. A lot of what applies is due to how bad your hip condition is from arthritis and degenerative joint diseas ... Read More
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A 84-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: The initial artificial hip or a component of the hip is replaced by a new hip or component.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Health/fitness: The best thing you can do prior to a hip replacement is to maintain your health and fitness - in particular your hip strength and rom. This will make ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacek Jodelka
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
Moderately risky: It's considered a surgery with moderately high risk (blood loss, anesthesia complications) if not done emergently, certain patients should be screened ... Read More
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