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it is normal to have a bubble in an incision after minimally invasive hip replacement?

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Dr. Marc Dehart
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Bubbble blister: A bubble or blister near minimally invasive hip surgery may be related to the increased stretching the tissue sees as the surgeon is trying to make an incision small. Its a trade off between "how long the scar is" and how hard to pull the tissue "tissue trauma" to get the case done through a smaller incision. Most hip experts don't feel "minimally invasive surgery" is critical to success.

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