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How long is the hospital stay after a hip replacement and how long will the replacement last?

How long is the hospital stay after a hip replacement and how long will the replacement last?

1-4 days: The usually hospital stay after hip replacement is 2-4 days. Some centers have experimented with same day surgery. This often results in readmission, or problems at home. The national average is about 3.4 days. The length of stay is dictated by when patients meet all their goals prior to discharge. The surgery in my hand is less than an hour, and that is fairly typical in the US. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Hip Replacement (Definition)

Total hip replacement: surgery in which the diseased ball and socket of the hip joint are completely removed and replaced with artificial materials. A metal ball with a stem (a prosthesis) is inserted into the femur (thigh bone) and an artificial plastic cup socket is placed in the acetabulum (a "cup-shaped" ...Read more


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I'm curious as to how long is the hospital stay for a hip replacement and how long will the replacement last?

I'm curious as to how long is the hospital stay for a hip replacement and how long will the replacement last?

1-3 days and 20-30yr: Most patient stay in the hospital from 1-3 days, depending on the type of hip replacement, approach used, and any other complicating issues.
Most hip replacement reliably last 20-30 years, but some can last longer. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will I have to stay in the hospital after a hip replacement?

1-3 days: Most patients stay 1-3 days after hip replacement.
A lot depends on the surgeon preference/experience, the approach used, etc.

Anterior hip replacment can offer quicker recovery.
www. Oano. Com. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long to stay in hospital after hip replacement?

1-3 days: Typically patients can go home after 2 days. Some people are ahead of schedule and some people are a little behind. It also depends on your surgeon and their comfort level with you going home. Most surgeons believe anterior hip replacement can lead to a faster recovery. Www. Oano. Com. ...Read more

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Relatively good health. How long can I expect to stay in the hospital from a total hip replacement?

Relatively good health. How long can I expect to stay in the hospital from a total hip replacement?

1 or 2 days: Most patients spend 1 or 2 nights in the hospital after total hip replacement. They may do several sessions of physical therapy, receive medications for pain and to reduce the risk of blood clots while in the hospital. They are usually independent in transferring from bed to chair, walking with aids, and doing exercises at that time. ...Read more

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If anyone has had a hip replacement recently in a public hospital what infections did you get and how long did it take you to recover?

Infections: Joint replacement infections occur at an infrequent but established rate in all hospitals between 0.5% -2%. Acute infections get surgical opening and washouts and bearing changes with 6 weeks of IV antibiotics then oral antibiotics. Common bacteria is staph aureous and streptococcus. ...Read more

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Where is a total hip replacement usually done? At a hospital?

Where is a total hip replacement usually done? At a hospital?

In the hospital: Yes the hospital should be equipped for this surgery not every hospital can do it. ...Read more

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No blood transfusion hip surgery is there any doctors/hospitals doing hip replacement surgery without blood transfusions

Let me explain: There are many surgeon how dose auto transfusion.
Take blood form you before the surgery and give to you if you need it.
Another method to filter the blood which come from you, during the surgery and give back to you. ...Read more

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How long is the recpvery for a hip replacement and how long will the replacement last?

How long is the recpvery for a hip replacement and how long will the replacement last?

Hip Replacement: Recovery varies by patient- typical recovery between 6-12 weeks.
Most modern replacements have proven track records to last 15 or more years- with some replacements lasting much longer. How well you take care of your hip replacement will dictate how long it will last. No implant will last forever, unfortunately. ...Read more

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How long does a hip replacement typically last?

10 years or longer: Some only last only a few years due to complications, but most last for decades. Only about seven percent of patients ever need a second hip the same side. ...Read more

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How long do a total hip replacement last?

How long do a total hip replacement last?

Depends: Longevity of hip replacements depend on patient factors such as activity and weight, surgeon factors such as the accuracy of implantation, and implant factors. European registry data suggest that greater than 85% of hips will still be working well at 15 yrs after implantation. ...Read more

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How long does a total hip replacement last?

Expect 30+ years: A well-done modern hip implant should go a very long time. ...Read more

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How long does a titanium hip replacement device last?

20 years or more: The newest total hip arthroplasty (tha) implants are designed to last for around 20 years. Most of the wear associated with tha is due to polyethylene. That is the plastic lining of the hip socket. Newer compositions and materials, such as ceramic, have decreased tha wear rates significantly. Less cement is used now and the metal implants, usually titanium, allow for bony ingrowth with the implant. ...Read more

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Hip replacement lasted 24 years, now loose how long does a revison last? How many revisons can you have as I am 48.

Hip replacement lasted 24 years, now loose how long does a revison last? How many revisons can you have as I am 48.

HIp Revision: A hip replacement that lasted 24 years is an excellent result. The success of any revision surgery will be influenced by the cause of the loosening, the quality of the remaining bone and the health of the surrounding muscles. Speak to an experienced hip replacement surgeon about your personal situation for further details. ...Read more

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What is the best technology for a Hip Replacement today? How long will it last before it needs to be replaced? Have there been recent advances in tech

Somewhat variable: I hope its not you who needs the hip replacement due to your young age
In general, a successful hip replacement can certainly
last 15-20 years
Some of the technical and minor changes to the
joint surfaces may extend the lifespan of the procedure
but it takes many years to see how long these will last
In general, less weight and a less active lifestyle will
allow a longer duration ...Read more

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How long does fatigue last after hip replacement surgery?

How long does fatigue last after hip replacement surgery?

6-12 weeks: Most patients will feel fatigue for for 1-3 months after a hip replacement surgery. This is related to the anesthesia, blood loss, and rehabilitation after the surgery. This will gradually disappear as your activity level returns to normal. It can be affected by age, preoperative activity level, and other health conditions. Walking, exercise, and good nutrition will help. ...Read more

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How long after a full hip replacement should the leg / knee swelling last?

1-2 weeks for post o: Be careful here because residual lower extremity swelling could also indicate a blood clot which is not uncommon with hip arthroplasty. It should be checked. ...Read more

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Hip replacement 3 months ago pain hip 8 sweating profusely tired all time cant turn or move without pain. How long should this last what causes swea?

Hip replacement 3 months ago pain hip 8 sweating profusely tired all time cant turn or move without pain. How long should this last what causes swea?

Check your temp!: Sweating could be a sign of fever from a chronic infection. Check your temperature twice a day, or if hot. (By the time you sweat, the fever has broken on its own). If you are taking both Oxycodone and Acetaminophen, check and see if you are exceeding the dosage of Acetaminophen because it can cause toxicity. Talk to your Orthopedist tomorrow about this, because you are right to be concerned. ...Read more

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How long after a hip replacement before you are pain free?

How long after a hip replacement before you are pain free?

3-6 months: There is post-op pain after a total hip replacement but the arthritis pain usually goes away shortly after surgery. Everyone is different, but the post-op recovery can take 3-6 months while some people report being pleased with their outcome as soon as 6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take before I no longer run/bike with a limp after a hip replacement surgery?

How long does it take before I no longer run/bike with a limp after a hip replacement surgery?

Don't run: Depending on a number of factors including the surgical approach used, whether the leg was lengthened and differences among patients you can expect to have some limp for several months after hip replacement surgery. These replacements were not made for the impact of running and I strongly advise my patients to avoid those types of impact activities which will shorten implant life. ...Read more

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How long after a hip replacement does it take to be walking pain free?

How long after a hip replacement does it take to be walking pain free?

2-6 weeks: While some patients with severe disease, and/or an inflammatory component (eg. Rheumatoid arthritis), can have immediate pain relief, most patients are not requiring pain medications somewhere between 2-6 weeks. ...Read more

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After a hip replacement are you required to go into rehab; for how long?

No: There is no "requirement" that a person go to a rehab facility after a hip replacement but it is considered the standard of care for most with this operation. I am sure that some people go home and have home physical therapy. ...Read more

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How long after a hip replacement does it take to be free of pain?

How long after a hip replacement does it take to be free of pain?

2 - 12 months: Most people have little to no pain by six weeks after the surgery, but various feelings of stiffness and pain can go on for quite some time. ...Read more

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What to do if I had hip replacement, how long it talke to recover from it & what to expect?

4-6 weeks: You should feel better after 4-6 weels. It is important that you take an active part in the rehab program ...Read more

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How long is the recovery for having a total hip replacement?

6-12 weeks: Usually 6 to 12 weeks but depending on the surgery and the individual this can vary. ...Read more

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Just got a hip replacement. How long will I be in rehab for?

A week: If you are going to a rehab facility, you would usually be in the rehab center for a week or less.
People will then have at home or outpatient rehabilitation for approximately 4-6 weeks depending on their recovery and response. ...Read more