Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume XIV; Hip Replacement

Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume XIV; Hip Replacement

by Medical Professionals, National Institute of Health
     
 

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Hip replacement
Intervention

In this X-ray, the patient’s right hip (left of image) has been replaced, with the ball of this ball-and-socket joint replaced by a metal head that is set in the thighbone or femur and the socket replaced by a white plastic cup (clear in this X-ray). Pelvic anatomy consistent with that…  See more details below

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Hip replacement
Intervention

In this X-ray, the patient’s right hip (left of image) has been replaced, with the ball of this ball-and-socket joint replaced by a metal head that is set in the thighbone or femur and the socket replaced by a white plastic cup (clear in this X-ray). Pelvic anatomy consistent with that of a female (large infrapubic angle, large pelvic opening).
ICD-9-CM 81.51–81.53
MeSH D019644
MedlinePlus 002975

Hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the hip joint is replaced by a prosthetic implant. Hip replacement surgery can be performed as a total replacement or a hemi (half) replacement. Such joint replacement orthopaedic surgery is generally conducted to relieve arthritis pain or fix severe physical joint damage as part of hip fracture treatment. A total hip replacement (total hip arthroplasty) consists of replacing both the acetabulum and the femoral head while hemiarthroplasty generally only replaces the femoral head.

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ISBN-13:
9781300105220
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
08/20/2012
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LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
238 KB

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