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Doctor insights on: Hip Pinning Surgery

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What alternatives are there for hip pinning surgery for my 100 yo grandmother?

What alternatives are there for hip pinning surgery for my 100 yo grandmother?

Bedrest: In general, with hip fractures the choices are surgery with improved mobility or no surgery and bedrest. Surgery does increase the short term risk a little but patients tend to do better with having their hip fractures fixed than without. Prolonged bedrest leads to bedsores, pneumonia, and a high 6 month mortality rate. Talk with the orthopaedic surgeon about your grandmother's case. ...Read more

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Z my new hip broken?Do i need another surgery?

May be.: Online consultants will not be your best resource here. Best to be seen by your orthopedic surgeon for precise/relevant answers. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Noninvasive hip surgery?

Noninvasive hip surgery?

Hip surgery: Every surgery has some level of invasiveness. Perhaps you mean hip arthroscopy, where several holes are made and rips, tears, loose bodies, and spurs may be removed. ...Read more

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Noninvasive hip surgery?

Arthroscope: Hip arthroscopy done by a orthopedist that does this regularly can be very helpful. ...Read more

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Non invasive hip surgery?

Non invasive hip surgery?

Minimaly invasive: It is actually minimaly invasive also called non invasive replacement of arthritic hip is done through a 3-5 inch incision instead of traditional 10-12 inch incision. There is less pain and early recovery.Patients can go home 3 days after surgery and resume driving in4 to 6 weeks, there is faster healing and minimal scar.But if a surgeon finds difficulty he can enlarge the incision. ...Read more

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Can hip surgery be dangerous?

Can hip surgery be dangerous?

Depends: It depends on what type of hip surgery is being done. Total hip replacement may have specific problems that include fracture, nerve injury, vascular injury, low blood pressure. Post surgery complications can include: infection, dislocation, fracture, implant rejection, blood clots, leg length problems, pain, or loss, transfusion reactions. Ask your surgeon for specific questions. ...Read more

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What about noninvasive hip surgery?

What about noninvasive hip surgery?

HELL no!!!!!!: Do they know beyond a doubt what is going on? In my 30 years of experience probably not. If you are having only pain then follow my wellness suggestions. See a pt, massage, acupuncture trigger point therapy. ...Read more

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How long to recover from hip repair surgery?

How long to recover from hip repair surgery?

Arthroscopy?: If you mean repair of the labrum in the hip arthroscopically, typically pro athletes return to play at an avg of 4 months postop. Most normal folks get back to complete full activities by 4-6 months. If cartilage restoration work is involved, the rehab can be longer. ...Read more

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What is the typical cost of hip repair surgery?

What is the typical cost of hip repair surgery?

Depends: That would depend on your insurance provider. Get orthopedic group has a set fee they are contracted to accept if they are "in network". Everyone's out of pocket cost depends on their specific insurance coverage. ...Read more