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Hips for You

Location: http://www.hipsforyou.com

Member Ratings: 10 out of 10 stars (1 vote)

Hips for You is a patient to patient guide to total hip replacement.  Medical articles, hip options, surgeon interviews, medical videos and personal stories are available.  A Total Hip Talk Discussion Group is also an active part of the website. 
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Surface Hippy

Location: http://www.surfacehippy.info

Member Ratings: 10 out of 10 stars (1 vote)

Surface Hippy is a Patient to Patient Guide to Hip Resurfacing. A large selection of articles, medical studies, doctors and personal stories about hip resurfacing are available. Patient Provider
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Total Hip Replace

Location: http://www.bonesmart.org/hip_replacement.php

Member Ratings: 1 out of 10 stars (1 vote)

A total hip replacement replaces your arthritic hip joint and eliminates the damaged bearing surfaces that are causing you pain. The design of the implant offers you renewed stability and minimizes the wear process. Overall there are three benefits to your hip replacement:
1. Elimination of pain
2. Improved motion
3. Minimum wear...
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A Patient's Guide to Artificial Hip Replacement popular

Location: http://www.orthogate.org/patient-education/hip/artificial-joint-replacement-of-the-hip.html

A painful hip can severely affect your ability to lead a full active life. Over the last twenty five years, major advancements in hip replacement have improved the outcome of the surgery greatly. This Patient's Guide discusses the Anatomy, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment regarding an artificial hip. Highly Reputable
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Aseptic Loosening

Location: http://www.thehipclinic.co.uk/AsepticLoosening.aspx

This process occurs when tiny particles are generated at the bearing couple of a joint replacement. Since most joint replacements use polyethylene (a type of plastic) as one of the bearing surfaces, and since this is usually the softer material, most of the tiny particles will be polyethylene. The ones... Expert
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Birmingham Hip Resurfacing by Indicure

Location: http://www.indicure.com/birmingham_hip.html

Indicure provides complete information about the cost, advantages, disadvantages and procedure about Birmingham hip resurfacing in India and complete facilitation for the same.

Indicure has on its panel world renowned surgeons who have years of experience in the field.
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Hip Replacement

Location: http://www.surgeryencyclopedia.com/Fi-La/Hip-Replacement.html

Definition Hip replacement is a procedure in which the surgeon removes damaged or diseased parts of the patient's hip joint and replaces them with new artificial parts. The operation itself is called hip arthroplasty. Arthroplasty comes from two Greek words, arthros or joint and plassein, "to form or shape." It is... Expert
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Hip Replacement and Recovery

Location: http://www.hip-replacement-and-recovery.com

A one stop-site offering information and support to hip replacement patients.  Written by a hip replacement patient this site encourages potential patients to understand both their condition and the process of hip replacement surgery. Patient Provider
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Hip Resurfacing

Location: http://www.thehipclinic.co.uk/resurfacing.aspx

Hip Resurfacing Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) restores the hip to near the patients original anatomy, avoiding some of the problems of THR e.g. leg lengthening and dislocation. Patients who have had a THR on one side and a BHR on the other report that the BHR feels stronger and...
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Hip Revision

Location: http://www.thehipclinic.co.uk/revision.aspx

Hip Revision Unfortunately, not all conventional Total Hip Relacements (THR's) continue to work indefinitely. Infection, dislocation,leg length changes and loosening are all reasons why patients may need to have the THR redone (revised). Expert
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Hip Revision Surgery

Location: http://www.surgeryencyclopedia.com/Fi-La/Hip-Revision-Surgery.html

Definition Hip revision surgery, which is also known as revision total hip arthroplasty, is a procedure in which the surgeon removes a previously implanted artificial hip joint, or prosthesis, and replaces it with a new prosthesis. Hip revision surgery may also involve the use of bone grafts. The bone graft may... Expert
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hipreplacement.co.uk

Location: http://www.hipreplacement.co.uk

A site giving detailed information for the patient on the indicatons for hip replacments surgery, the alternatives and what to expect before, during and after an operation. Uncertain
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Minimal Incision Hip Replacement

Location: http://www.thehipclinic.co.uk/mihr.aspx

It is now possible in the majority of older patients to perform Total Hip Replacement through an incision approximately 3 inches in length. Patients who have unusual anatomy or fixed contractures may not be suitable. At the end of the day, it is more important that the components used are... Expert
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MIS Minimally Invasive Robotic Assisted Joint Replacement Surgery

Location: http://www.bonesmart.org/mis_robotics.php

Joint replacement surgery with the aid of a Navigation System helps improve the results of your procedure. The System empowers surgeons to accurately fit new implant components specifically to the anatomy of the body
Bonesmart is a non-profit organization supported by selected clinics and suppliers of orthopaedic implants and by contributions...
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THR Myths Facts and Fictions

Location: http://www.thehipclinic.co.uk/thrfacts.htm

Fiction: Hip replacement is easy. Even registrars (residents) can do them without supervision. Fact: Most hip replacements are easy. In elderly patients minor errors of technique will be tolerated quite well as long as hip stability is enough to prevent dislocation. It is when the pathology is even a... Expert
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