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How long does a total hip replacement last?

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Dr. John Dearborn
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: Expect 30+ years

A well-done modern hip implant should go a very long time.

In brief: Expect 30+ years

A well-done modern hip implant should go a very long time.
Dr. John Dearborn
Dr. John Dearborn
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Dr. Francis Kempf
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Usually 10 - 15 year

It depend on the level of activity and age at the time of hip replacement.
Most hip prostheses which are used currently are expected to last for at least 10 and maybe as long as 20 years before a replacement is necessary.

In brief: Usually 10 - 15 year

It depend on the level of activity and age at the time of hip replacement.
Most hip prostheses which are used currently are expected to last for at least 10 and maybe as long as 20 years before a replacement is necessary.
Dr. Francis Kempf
Dr. Francis Kempf
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics

In brief: HIP REPLACEMENT

Hip replacement is major surgery and takes many hours to do it.
Severe swelling after or is due to traumatic surgery and not well established circulation yet. They have to use crutches, undergo intensive physical therapy to properly walk again.

In brief: HIP REPLACEMENT

Hip replacement is major surgery and takes many hours to do it.
Severe swelling after or is due to traumatic surgery and not well established circulation yet. They have to use crutches, undergo intensive physical therapy to properly walk again.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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