Hip Replacement in Delhi

Hip replacement is a surgery in which a diseased or injured parts of the hip joint are replaced with artificial parts. This surgery aims to:
  • Ease the pain
  • Assist in the smooth functioning of the hip joint
  • Improve walking and other movements.

hip replacement

Hip replacement is commonly suggest for people who have hip damage. The most common reason for this operation is osteoarthritis . Osteoarthritis causes pain, swelling and reduced mobility of the joints. This can interfere with daily activities. If other treatments such as physical therapy, painkillers or exercise did not help. Surgery, hip replacement may be an option. Your doctor may suggest this surgery if you have :
  • rheumatoid arthritis (a disease that causes joint pain, stiffness and swelling)
  • Osteonecrosis (a disease that destroys the bones of the joints)
  • Injuries to the hip joint
  • Bone tumors that damage the hip joint.
In a total hip replacement (also called total hip arthroplasty), bone and cartilage are removed and replaced with prosthetic components.
  • Damaged femoral head is removed and replaced with a metal rod that is placed in the hollow center of the femur.
  • Damaged cartilage surface of the cavity is removed and replaced with a metal cavity. Sometimes screws or cement are used to maintain the cavity in place.
  • A spacer of plastic, ceramic or metal is inserted between the head and new cavity to allow smooth sliding surface.
Less common problems after surgery are Infection, blood clots, Bone growth beyond its normal limits. The risk of problems after surgery for hip replacement is much lower than in the past.
Our Ortho Specialist Dr. Biren Nadkarni is one of the  Best Hip Replacement Surgeon Delhi offers effective Hip Replacement at an affordable cost.