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Hip Replacement Complications In Elderly

Hip Replacement ComplicationsHip replacement complications are more common in the elderly because they often have numerous chronic conditions and health problems. There are several reasons why a person might need a hip replacement. One of the most obvious is a broken hip which requires immediate replacement. The second reason is the wearing down of cartilage which leaves bones rubbing directly against one another. This is very painful.

Anterior Hip Replacement Risks And Benefits

Anterior Hip ReplacementAnterior hip replacement offers a number of benefits over other types or hip surgery. Anterior hip replacement allows the surgeon to access the hip from the front of the body rather than the side. This has the advantage of replacing the hip without having to detach or traumatize the surrounding muscles. The hospital stay for conventional hip surgery is 3 to 19 days

DePuy Hip Replacement Recall Review

DePuy Hip Replacement RecallWhen you are going to have anterior hip replacement surgery, you should do your homework. You will want to be aware of possible hip replacement recalls. Because you’re getting a prosthesis inserted into your body, you should know if there have been any recalls as well as what type and brand of hip prosthesis that your surgeon plans on using. This may prevent problems down the road. The most well- known recall was the DePuy hip replacement recall.