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Hip Replacement Video and Animation

December 25, 2007

Total hip arthroplasty (THA), or hip replacement, is an effective treatment for osteoarthritis (OA), but most studies have only followed patients for up to one year. Researchers examined patients after an average of eight years following hip replacement and found a long-term positive impact on their physical functioning. Read more…

Hip replacement video.

Hip replacement animation.

4 Comments leave one →
  1. December 25, 2007 8:21 pm

    THA was probably one of my favorite procedures as a resident. there have been some recent resurgence of resurfacing procedures (the birmingham hip) and an increase in minimally invasive surgery. but the surgery is still pretty much the same.

    thanks for giving my little specialty a shout out. and thanks for stopping by my site.


  2. December 26, 2007 12:04 pm

    Thanks for the information about the Birmingham procedure. I am out of the orthopedic business for more than 4 years now and that was a helpful update for me. I found it so interesting and decided to post some information and videos in some of my next posts.

  3. September 4, 2011 3:24 pm

    Lot’s of good information on those sites. The new anterior approach is even better. Look it up.


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