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Normal Anatomy :: Anterior Hip Replacement :: Hip Arthroscopy
Femoroacetabular Impingement :: Total Hip Replacement THR
Hip Resurfacing :: Revision Hip Replacement

Normal Anatomy of the Hip joint

How does the hip joint work?
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Hip Anatomy

Anterior Hip Replacement

Direct anterior hip replacement is a technique in which hip replacement surgery is performed through an alternative approach compared to conventional hip replacement surgery. Historically, hip replacement surgery was performed utilizing traditional posterior or lateral approaches. This necessitates that certain muscles or tendons are cut in order to access the hip joint and perform the surgery.

Anterior Hip Replacement

Hip Arthroscopy

Hip arthroscopy is a relatively new surgical technique that can be effectively employed to treat a variety of Hip conditions.

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Femoro Acetabular Impingement

Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) is a condition resulting from abnormal pressure and friction between the ball and socket of the hip joint resulting in pain and progressive hip dysfunction. This when left untreated leads to the development of secondary osteoarthritis of the hip.

Femoro Acetabular Impingement FAI

Total Hip Replacement

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

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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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.

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