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Joint Replacement Surgery

A joint can be described as a place where two or more parts of the skeleton are fitted together; eg; knee, hip and shoulder. Joint replacement is the surgical procedure by which a damaged joint is replaced with a new one. Shalby Hospitals offers a comprehensive range of orthopedic treatments including Joint Replacement Surgery. Shalby is the world renowned centre for Joint Replacement, headquartered in India.

Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip Replacement is a surgical treatment when all other options of pain management therapies fail to mitigate the pain caused by arthritis of the hip or severe damage caused to the hip due to hip fracture. In the procedure, the affected hip joint is replaced by an artificial prosthetic implant. A hip replacement surgery helps the patient to retain all normal motions and movements needed for carrying out daily tasks. Hip replacement is also known as “Total Hip Arthroplasty or Total Hip Replacement.

Arthritis is a progressive degenerative disorder which in medical terminology means “inflammation of the joints”.

Hip Joint Replacement

Why Total Hip Replacement (THR) or Total Hip Arthroplasty

Osteoarthritis of the hip joint, is one of the most common reasons people opt for Hip Replacement Surgery. Hip Replacement is the only option if there is severe pain, loss of motion or deformity of the hip joint. Hip replacement can also be considered to treat people suffering from hip injuries, rheumatoid arthritis and other medical conditions, such as bone tumour or bone-loss due to insufficient blood supply (avascular necrosis).

Symptoms that require hip replacement:

  • Pain that keeps one awake at night
  • Little or no relief from pain medications
  • Difficulty walking up or down the stairs
  • Trouble standing from a seated position
  • Having to stop walking because of pain

There was a time when a hip replacement was considered an option only for elderly people aged 60 and above. But latest advancements in medical technology has made strong and longer lasting artificial joints available to even active and younger people. However, the patient must also face the possibility of undergoing another surgery after 15 to 20 years to replace the worn out artificial hip joint.

Preparing for THR

Prior to the total hip replacement surgery, our orthopaedic (hip replacement) surgeon counsels the patient in person and carries out necessary examination and evaluation. The hip replacement surgeon then thoroughly checks the patient’s medical history to ensure they are healthy enough to undergo surgery, and mitigates any risks of unexpected complications. The surgeon then physically examines the hip, paying attention to range of motion in the joint and strength of the muscles around the hip. Blood tests, X-ray or other radiological investigations are routine procedures that are carried out as required.

Services Offered

  • Total knee and hip replacement surgeries for the management of osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Valgus or Varus deformities
  • Hip fractures and deformities

Technology

  • State of the Art class 100 OTs with Hepafilters
  • Surgery of TKR by Innovative ‘Zero Technique’
  • Full range of all Knee and Hip implants
  • Full range of Radiology and Imaging (CT, MRI, X-Ray)
  • Full range of Pathology and Microbiology

Specialists

The centre is supported by…

  • World-class Arthroscopic Surgeons
  • Experienced Anaesthetists
  • Intensive care back up
  • Experienced Physiotherapists

Contact Shalby Hospitals, reputed worldwide for Joint Replacement Surgery and Hip Replacement Surgery. Get the treatment by India’s best surgeons for your hip replacement surgery at a reasonable cost at Shalby Hospital.

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