Normal Anatomy :: Total Hip Replacement THR
Revision Hip Replacement :: Anterior Hip Replacement
Normal Anatomy of the Hip joint
How does the Hip joint work?
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Total Hip Replacement (THR)
Total Hip Replacement (THR) procedure replaces all or part of the hip joint with an artificial device (prosthesis) to eliminate pain and restore joint movement.
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Anterior Hip Replacement
Direct Anterior Hip Replacement is a technique in which hip replacement surgery is performed through an alternative approach compared to conventional hip replacement surgery. Historically, hip replacement surgery
was performed utilizing traditional posterior or lateral approaches. This necessitates that certain muscles or tendons are cut in order to access the hip joint and perform the surgery.
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Robotic Total Hip Replacement
Total hip replacement is a surgical technique where the severely damaged cartilage and bone of the hip joint are removed and substituted with an artificial prosthesis which is bio-compatible and functions like a
normal hip. It is one of the most common joint replacement procedures, subsequent to knee replacements. The main aim of this surgery is to restore function to the joint and relieve pain.
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The hip joint is a “ball and socket” joint. The “ball” is the head of the femur or thighbone, and the “socket” is the cup-shaped acetabulum. The joint surface is covered by a smooth articular surface that allows
pain-free movement in the joint.
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Revision Hip Replacement
This maybe because part or all of your previous hip replacement needs to be revised. This operation varies from very minor adjustments to massive operations replacing significant amounts of bone and hence is difficult
to describe in full.
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Broken Bones and Injury
Instability and dislocation
Diseases and Syndromes
Treatment and Rehabilitation