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Normal Anatomy :: Total Hip Replacement THR
Hip Resurfacing :: Revision Hip Replacement

Normal anatomy of the hip joint

How does the hip joint work?
Find out more in this web based movie.

Hip anatomy

   

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.

Find out more about Total Hip Replacement (THR) with the following links.

Hip Surgery Video
Interactive Movie
Total Hip Replacement
Text version
Hip Arthroplasty
Patient Info handout


Hip Resurfacing

Hip Resurfacing or bone conserving procedure replaces the acetabulum (hip socket) and resurfaces the femoral head. This means the femoral head has some or very little bone removed and replaced with the metal component. This spares the femoral canal. Find out more about Hip Resurfacing from the following options.

Find out more about Hip Resurfacing with the following links.

Resurfacing Surgery
Interactive Movie
Hip Resurfacing
Text version
Bone Conserving Procedure
Patient Info handout


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.

Find out more about Revision Hip Replacement with the following links.

Revision Hip Surgery
Interactive Movie
Revision Hip Replacement
Text version
Hip Surgery
Patient Info handout

 
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