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Total Hip Replacement Treatment

Total hip replacement (THR) is a treatment option for late-stage degenerative hip disease, also known as osteoarthritis or degenerative arthritis. It is a procedure in which a doctor surgically removes a hip joint with arthritis and replaces it with an artificial joint often made from metal and plastic components.

In the following sections, you will know about

 

  1. The types of  hip Replacement  Surgery

  2. Treatments and cost of Total hip Replacement  Surgery

  3. Symptoms, Diagnosis and Medical tests needed for hip Replacement

  4. Leading Doctors and Hospitals for Total hip Replacement Surgery

  5. Frequently asked questions about Total hip Replacement  Surgery

 

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    Total Hip Replacement Cost In India For A Patient From United States Change Selection

    No. of Travellers 2
    Days in Hospital 8
    Days Outside Hospital 14
    Total days in India 22
    Treatment Cost USD 5,700

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    SYMPTOMS FOR DETECTING HIP REPLACEMENT

    Generally any person can be a suitable candidates for a hip replacement. Candidates for this surgery are not categorized by age, class or activity level. Most of the patients are between the ages of 60 and 80, but the surgery isn't confined to the elderly patients.

    Hip replacement surgery is considered if: 

    • Persists, in spite of having pain medication.
    • Worsens with walking, even with a cane or walker
    • Interferes with sleep
    • Affects the ability to go up or down stairs
    • Makes it difficult to rise from a seated position

     

    MEDICAL TEST /DIAGNOSIS FOR HIP REPLACEMENT

    A medical history and physical examination is done. It is diagnosed by an abnormal X-ray that shows characteristic features such as narrowing of the joint and spurring of the joint margins.

     

    TREATMENT PROCEDURE FOR HIP REPLACEMENT

    The surgical procedure takes a few hours & is performed general anaesthesia. Damaged cartilage and bone are removed and then new metal, plastic, or ceramic implants are positioned to restore the alignment and function of the hip.

    • A cut is made along the side of the hip and the muscles are moved to connect them to the top of the thighbone, exposing the hip joint.
    • Next, the ball portion of the joint is removed by cutting the thighbone with a saw.
    • After this an artificial joint is attached to the thighbone using either cement or a special material that allows the remaining bone to attach to the new joint.
    • Surface of the hipbone is prepared by removing any damaged cartilage and the replacement socket part is attached to the hipbone.
    • The new ball part of the thighbone is then inserted into the socket part of the hip. A drain may be put in to help drain any fluid. The doctor then reattaches the muscles and closes the incision.

     

    AFTER THRE PROCEDURE

    Patient will have to stay in the hospital for 6 – 8 days. They will have to stay in bed with a wedge-shaped cushion between the legs to keep the new hip joint in place. Complete recovery can take 6-12 months.

     

    Factors Affecting the Cost of Hip Replacement Surgery

    Following are the factors which will affect the treatment cost: 

    1. The hospital patient is opting for.

    2. Room –Standard single room, deluxe room, super deluxe room for the number of nights specified (including nursing fee, meals, room rate, and room service).

    3. Operating room, ICU

    4. Fee for the team of doctors (Surgeons ,Anesthesist ,Physiotherapist ,Dietician )

    5. Medicines

    6. Physiotherapy session 

    7. Standard test and diagnostic procedures

    8. Depend on the treatment options : 

    • Surgery 
    • Single hip/both 
    • Implant being used 

     

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      FAQs Total Hip Replacement Treatment

      • Are there alternatives to hip replacement surgery?
      • Hip replacement surgery is often the last resort for patients. Before going for the surgery the doctor may suggest methods including exercise, walking aids and medication.
      • How should a patient prepare for hip replacement?
      • Low impact cardio exercises are a good way to prepare for hip replacement surgery.   It is good to consider using an exercise bike, doing water aerobics or swimming.  All these exercises helpful in surgery preparation and they can also improve the symptoms of arthritis.
      • What is a dislocation of the hip?
      • Dislocation of the hip occurs when the femoral head (ball) comes out of the acetabulum (socket).
      • Why do hip replacements fail?
      • The most common reason for failure is loosening of the artificial ball where it is secured in the femur, or loosening of the socket. Wearing of the plastic spacer may also result in the need for revision.
      • What is a Revision Surgery?
      • Revision surgery is performed when a failed hip implant can only be repaired by another surgery. Failure can stem from normal wear and tear or from a faulty device. These second procedures are consider complex and significantly invasive.
      • Will a patient require a blood transfusion?
      • Blood transfusion may be required after the surgery.
      • How long and where will my scar be?
      • The scar will be approximately 6–8 inches long. It will be along the side of your hip.
      • When can a patient discontinue using a raised toilet seat after the surgery?
      • A patient can discontinue using a raised toilet seat between 6 and 10 weeks after the total hip replacement operation.
      • From when can the patient sleep on his operative site after a hip replacement?
      • Patient can sleep on your operative side whenever they feel comfortable. They may sleep on their non-operative side at 4 weeks with a pillow between their knees.
      • For how long a patient needs to have a bandage after the surgery?
      • Bandage is required for approximately 1 week after total hip replacement surgery. This should be changed daily to a new dry, sterile gauze. If required a patient may continue to wear a bandage to protect the incision from irritation.
      • When can the hip be immersed in water (e.g. bathing swimming pool, tub) after the surgery?
      • Hip can be immersed in water after 2 weeks, if there is no drainage from the incision site.
      • Can weights be used after the surgery?
      • Usually, weights should not be used for the first 2 months after total hip replacement surgery. Still everyone's strength varies & it should be consulted by the physical therapist before starting with weights.
      • Can a person set off the machines at the airport security after the surgery & is a doctor note required?
      • A patient set off the machines at airport security depending on the type of hip implant the patient has and the sensitivity of the security checkpoint equipment. At the follow-up visit the patient may ask to have a wallet card to carry while travelling.
      • What activities are permitted following the surgery?
      • A patient may return to most of the activities which can be tolerated by him after total hip replacement surgery. This including walking, gardening, and golf. Some of the best activities to help with motion and strengthening are swimming and a stationary bicycle.
      • What activities should be avoided after the surgery?
      • The activities that should be avoided are, impact activities, such as running and downhill skiing on expert slopes, and vigorous racquet sports, such as singles tennis or squash.
      • For how long this hip replacement will last?
      • It is expected that most hips last for more than 10–15 years. But still this varies from patient to patient.
      • Can a patient kneel after this surgery?
      • Yes, a patient can kneel 6 weeks after total hip replacement surgery. To kneel, touch down with the operative knee first. To arise from kneeling, use the non-operative leg first.
         

       

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