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.

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

6-8 weeks. It depend on your situation it could last life time if your not working. Read more...
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...

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...

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...