Dr. John Velyvis - Precision Robotic Orthopedic(PRO) Surgical Institute
 
Dr. John Velyvis - Precision Robotic Orthopedic(PRO) Surgical Institute
 
 

Hips

Normal Anatomy :: Total Hip Replacement THR
Hip Resurfacing :: Revision Hip Replacement

Normal anatomy of the hip joint

How does the hip joint work?
Find out more in this web based movie.

Hip Surgery
Interactive Movie
   

 

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.

Find out more about Total Hip Replacement (THR) with the following links.

Hip Surgery
Interactive Movie
Total Hip Replacement
Text version
Hip Arthritis
Patient Info handout

 

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.

Find out more about Hip Resurfacing with the following links.

Hip Arthtoplasty
Interactive Movie
Hip Resurfacing
Text version
Hip Info
Patient Info handout

 

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.

Find out more about Revision Hip Replacement with the following links.

Hip Surgery Animation
Interactive Movie
Revision Hip Replacement
Text version
Hip Surgery
Patient Info handout

 

Click on the topics below to find out more from the Orthopaedic connection website of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons .

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