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Hip surgery

Hip surgery

Hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the hip joint is replaced by a prosthetic implant. Hip replacement surgery can be performed as a total replacement or a hemi (half) replacement. Such joint replacement orthopaedic surgery is generally conducted to relieve arthritis pain or fix severe physical joint damage as part of any hip fracture treatment. A total hip replacement (total hip arthroplasty) consists of replacing both the acetabulum and the femoral head while hemiarthroplasty generally only replaces the femoral head. Hip replacement is currently the most common orthopaedic operation, though patient satisfaction short and long term varies widely.

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  • Christopher Rees

    Christopher Rees

    Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Experience
    21 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Andy Langdown

    Andy Langdown

    Consultant Orthopaedic Hip and Knee Surgeon

    Experience
    22 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Ajeet Kumar

    Ajeet Kumar

    Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon

    Experience
    29 years
    GP referral
    Not required
  • Professor Videsh Raut

    Professor Videsh Raut

    Consultant Orthopaedic Hip & Knee Surgeon

    Experience
    32 years
    GP referral
    Required
  • Andrew Pearson

    Andrew Pearson

    Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Experience
    20 years
    GP referral
    Not required

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