Normal Anatomy :: Total Hip Replacement THR :: Anterior Hip Replacement :: Hip Resurfacing
Normal Anatomy of the Hip joint
How does the Hip joint work?
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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.
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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.
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