Hip replacement surgery involves replacing damaged sections of the hip joint with artificial parts. The parts are made from different materials. This surgery is usually recommended only when all other forms of treatment have failed to provide the patient with pain relief.
Total Hip Replacement
This involves replacing the entire hip joint with artificial parts. The parts are available in various materials such as:
a) Metal on polyethylene
b) Ceramic on polyethylene
c) Ceramic on ceramic
There are also options of cemented and un-cemented total hip replacement. At Ranka Hospital the un-cemented implementation has proved to be most popular.
Revision Total Hip Replacement
This is redo or reconstruction of the hip joint. Various designs of implant and socket with reinforcements are available at the center. The meticulous planning and execution of the procedures is the backbone of our success.