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Dislocating a Hip after Total Hip Replacement is Traumatic for Patients and can be Avoided

Osteoarthritis of the hip can lead to the need for a total hip replacement, in which surgeons replace the worn, painful and often low functioning joint with an artificial prosthesis. For many, total hip replacement results in less pain, better movement and improved quality of life. This, however, is not the case for the […]

Hip Replacement Might Offer Surprising Health Benefits and Drawbacks

Having a worn hip joint replaced not only can improve function and quality of life, but, in the long term, hip replacement surgery reduces risks of heart failure, depression and diabetes. The news, however, is not all good. This same study found risks for heart disease and atherosclerosis are higher after total hip replacement.

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