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Minimally invasive hip replacement surgery is this a proven method for hi replacemnent. Just wondering due to this being a rather new procedure.?

Minimally invasive hip replacement surgery is this a proven method for hi replacemnent. Just wondering due to this  being a rather new procedure.?

Not new: This is not a new procedure, there are a few different types of minimally invasive techniques. If it were me, i would not care about scar length if it compromised my surgeons ability to place a well-aligned prosthesis. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Toman
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Hip Surgery (Definition)

Hip surgery can range from arthroscopic surgery to remove torn cartilage, to repair of a hip fracture to hip replacement surgery ...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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How soon after hip surgery can I have any type of sex?

How soon after hip surgery can I have any type of sex?

depends: Depends on the type of hip surgery procedure that was done. Best to address this with your surgeon. Outside of hip replacement or some major procedure like a corrective osteotomy (cutting and realigning the bones around the hip), most other hip surgeries probably woundnt limit your ability to have intercourse. ...Read more

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What do I need to know for reconstructive hip surgery?

What do I need to know for reconstructive hip surgery?

Your surgeon: And your hospital and therapy team. Make sure they are experts and routinely do your procedure. ...Read more

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"last week i had dhs hip surgery, i want know what is life hereafter, how to get cured soon and safe, also tell me what are risks after this surgery?

"last week i had dhs hip surgery, i want know what is life hereafter, how to get cured soon and safe, also tell me what are risks after this surgery?

Hip fracture: It's very difficult to predict. You're young and the amount of displacement of the hip at the time of surgery predicts the chance of femoral head necrosis (death). If the neck heals, you can predict that you should have reasonable function with development of early, traumatic arthritis. If it does not heal, you may need an osteotomy. If the hip dies, you will need a total hip replacement. ...Read more

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Cannot afford hip surgery in us. What would happen if I go to india for it?

Cannot afford hip surgery in us. What would happen if I go to india for it?

Not good: Many of india's best doctors come here and even then only 50-60% maybe less can pass the licensing test that 93% of us docs pass. U have no recourse if something goes wrong and no idea what they will do for u if it does go bad. U may want to look at conservative measures like wt loss and glucosamine for now. Soon u will be required to buy health insurance by law and then have the surgery. ...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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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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