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Hip osteotomy or hip replacement. Which is better?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: A hip or 2

You have not specified the reason.
My experience dictates that an osteotomy will end up with a thr. Get a 2nd opinion.

In brief: A hip or 2

You have not specified the reason.
My experience dictates that an osteotomy will end up with a thr. Get a 2nd opinion.
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Stephen Rockower
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Replacement

There are very, very few indications for an osteotomy in this day and age.
If the arthritis is bad enough, replacement is usually the most reliable choice.

In brief: Replacement

There are very, very few indications for an osteotomy in this day and age.
If the arthritis is bad enough, replacement is usually the most reliable choice.
Dr. Stephen Rockower
Dr. Stephen Rockower
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