Hip Replacement involves excision of damaged areas of your hip joint and replacing them with parts that are generally made up of hard plastic, ceramic and metal. Furthermore, this artificial joint known as prosthesis improvises function and helps to diminish pain. This technique is also known as Total Hip Arthroplasty.
If your hip pain obstructs your day to day activities, then the only option left is Hip Replacement Surgery. However, other conservative methods have not helped people facing these issues. One of the major reasons to undergo Hip Replacement is Arthritis damage.
Revision Total Hip Replacement Surgery involves the replacement of the old components of the prosthesis with new ones. The goal of this surgical process is to enhance the functionality and quality of life by relieving the pain caused due to the failure of the prior total hip replacement surgery. Sometimes, only some parts of the artificial joint need to be revised. In some cases, the entire prosthesis needs to be replaced, and rebuilding the bone around the hip with the aid of augments is also necessary. The damaged soft tissues and bone are compensated with the aid of special implants.