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partial hip replacement recovery

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
34 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Both sides of joint : Total refers to both sides of the hip joint - are replaced often metal on one side (the ball) and a special plastic on the other side the cup. Partial ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
This is where one --: Bone of the hip joint, ie the femur (ball) is replaced and not the socket. Done mostly in fractures of the femur (thigh bone) near the hip joint.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
As the name indica -: Tes, in total hr, both the socket and ball parts of the hip joints are replaced; while in partial hr, only the ball part is replaced (and not the sock ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
THA vs partial: Total hip replaces both the femoral and acetabular sides with specific-sized implants. A partial hip typically replaces only a part of it, or may refe ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
34 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
sides of joint : Total refers to both sides of the hip joint - are replaced often metal on one side (the ball) and a special plastic on the other side the cup. Partial ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Pelvic component: Total hip replacement involves a metal stem with a ball on the end placed in the thigh bone and a fixed metal cup placed in the pelvis. The ball can ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wallach
20 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Your surgeon?: You should talk to the surgeon who implanted it. He/she may know or can get you in contact with the company. Basically, you need to know the name or ... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Hip pain: Get good x-ray ; exam from operative surgeon. Check for any loosening, fracture, stress reaction, or infection.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it is good not : Do that it may dislocate (get out of place).
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jc Alvarez
24 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Acetabular osteotomy: There are acetabular osteotomies that reorient the acetabulum but do not actually replace the surface.
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