A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Types of hip Replacement

Arthrodesis, or Fusion
Arthrodesis, or Fusion

Greetings. My name is Brandon. I'm a healthy and active male. I had a hip fusion procedure done when I was 13. I'm considering getting a conversion procedure to a hip replacement to regain mobility and prevent further damage to any other parts of my body due to hip immobility. How was hour journey from fusion to mobility? Please share. Thank you.

source: patient.info
Arthroscopy What is it?
Arthroscopy What is it?

A hip arthroscopy is a surgery used to look inside a joint. By using small incisions with hip arthroscopy, the procedure is less invasive and rehab is faster. A hip arthroscopy is a surgery used to look inside a joint.

image: ubortho.com
DePuy ASR Acetabular & Resurfacing System
DePuy ASR Acetabular & Resurfacing System

ASR Hip Resurfacing System With a DePuy ASR Hip Resurfacing System, a one-piece metal component known as an acetabular cup is placed in the acetabulum and a metal cap is placed over the femoral head. The DePuy ASR Hip Resurfacing System includes two components: 1. A metal cap is placed over the natural femoral head; and 2.

Intertrochanteric Fractures
Intertrochanteric Fractures

Intertrochanteric fractures are considered 1 of the 3 types of hip fractures. The anatomic site of this type of hip fracture is the proximal or upper part of the femur or thigh bone.

Intracapsular Fractures
Intracapsular Fractures

Intertrochanteric hip fracture: An intertrochanteric hip fracture occurs farther away. It’s about 3 to 4 inches from the joint. It doesn’t stop blood flow to the femur. Intracapsular fracture: This fracture affects the ball and socket portions of your hip. It can also cause tearing of the blood vessels that go to the ball.

image: bmj.com
Joint Resurfacing
Joint Resurfacing

Unlike traditional hip replacement, hip resurfacing doesn't completely replace the "ball" of the hip with a metal or ceramic ball. Instead, the bone is reshaped and capped with a metal prosthesis. The hip socket is fitted with a metal cup.

Joint Revision
Joint Revision

A revision of a hip replacement is generally more challenging than the initial operation. It should not be regarded as or compared to "changing the tires on a car." The results of surgery and the durability of the revised hip replacement are less predictable than those of the primary operation.

source: hss.edu
Minimally Invasive TJR
Minimally Invasive TJR

Proponents of minimally invasive hip replacement say small-incision operations can lessen blood loss, ease post-operative pain, trim hospital stays, improve scar appearance, and speed healing. In the hands of properly trained surgeons, they say, patients can expect benefits that were once unimaginable.

source: webmd.com
No Relief From non-Surgical Treatment Methods
No Relief From non-Surgical Treatment Methods

Joint inflammation often exacerbates hip pain caused by arthritis and past injuries. Treating the inflamed hip joints and surrounding tissues can often help to decrease pain and allow sufferers to avoid hip replacement surgery. Cox-2 inhibitors have shown significant effectiveness in reducing inflammation.

Osteotomy
Osteotomy

Why is Osteotomy Preferable to Total Hip Replacement? Over the past 5 years, there has been a renewed and growing interest in adult hip osteotomy. Osteotomy was used more frequently as a treatment for adult hip problems before the advent of Charnley’s low friction arthroplasty (the first successful artificial hip joint) in the 1960’s.

Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Recall
Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Recall

Stryker has manufactured hip replacement systems for decades, and many of its systems have long histories of success. However, the company’s ABG II and Rejuvenate implants had a high rate of failure and caused unexpected complications. Stryker’s current hip implants have longer histories of success.

source: drugwatch.com
image: prweb.com
Synovectomy
Synovectomy

When discussion hip replacement last May with my doc he said I could return to anything after unless I was a runner. ... I was going to beg my doc for a few uphilll miles per week, then my knees got really bad and I had knee microfracture surgery along with a synovectomy in Dec.

source: treato.com
Total Joint Replacement
Total Joint Replacement

A total hip replacement is a surgical procedure whereby the diseased cartilage and bone of the hip joint is surgically replaced with artificial materials. The normal hip joint is a ball and socket joint.

Zimmer Durom Acetabular Component
Zimmer Durom Acetabular Component

The Durom Acetabular Component, commonly known as the Durom Cup, was Zimmer’s most problematic hip implant. The synthetic replacement for a natural acetabulum was made from a single piece of cobalt chromium alloy metal.

source: drugwatch.com

Related Question Categories