A member asked:

Is it safe to postpone hip replacement?

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Dr. Andrew DeGruccio answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Yes: Hip replacement is elective surgery. All the stars should be well aligned before proceeding. The only risk in postponement is falling from pain from the hip. Use a walker, if needed, in the meantime to prevent falls.

Answered 9/2/2015

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