Total hip replacement

Hip-joint is a ball and socket joint with stable articulation of acetabulum and femoral head. The capsule and ligaments surrounding the hip joint also provides additional stability. The total hip-joint replacement is performed by replacing acetabulum and femoral head by prosthesis.

Total hip replacement in India

India is one among the major medical hub for performing medical procedures with high success rates. Total hip replacement surgery is one among those procedures with positive results. Osteoarthritis, avascular necrosis of head of femur, traumatic fracture and myositis ossificans are the conditions which are indicated for hip replacement. The types of hip replacement are,

  • Monopolar
  • Bipolar
  • One-piece femoral prosthesis
  • Modular femoral prosthesis
  • Cemented prosthesis and
  • Uncemented prosthesis

The clinical features of hip-joint disorders are swelling, pain and inability in movements. Arthroscopy can be used for diagnosis as well as treatment of joint disorders. Other than arthroscopy, magnetic resonance imaging, X-ray and computed tomography scanning are used in the assessment of hip joint.

Total hip replacement doctors in India

The doctors in India are highly capable of managing wide range of conditions with utmost care and success rate. The total hip replacement replaces acetabulum and head of femur. The acetabulum is replaced by a cup made of high density polyethylene. Head of femur replaced with a cobalt-chromium alloy structure. The surgery is performed under general anesthesia by a group of orthopedic specialists. The components are fixed with or without the help of cement. In general cemented arthroplasty is performed in elderly people and non-cemented arthroplasty in younger people. The expected complications of hip replacement surgery are deep venous thrombosis, nerve palsies, vascular injury, dislocation and infection.

Benefits of Total hip replacement in India

India is one among the major destination for medical travelers. The specialty centers are having high facilities and highly qualified doctors. The medical assistance service providers in India is also the best with all services including travel and stay for medical procedures. The visa procedures are also done by the medical service providers for making the governmental procedures in India approachable and easy. The Total hip replacement cost in India is also affordable compared to other countries.

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