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Femur Fracture Fixation with Intramedullary Rod

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Hip Femur Fracture Fixation with Intramedullary Rod Intertrochanteric Fracture This fracture occurs between the neck of the femur and a lower bony prominence called the lesser trochanter. The lesser trochanter is an attachment point for one of the major muscles of the hip....
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Femoral Fractures

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Hip Femoral Fractures This condition is a break in the thigh bone, called the femur. A femoral fracture can occur anywhere along the bone and can range from small cracks to a full break that allows the bone to separate. Source from AAOS , Viewmedica , WebMD
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Hip Fractures

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Hip Hip Fractures A hip fracture is a break in the upper quarter of the femur (thigh) bone. The extent of the break depends on the forces that are involved. The type of surgery used to treat a hip fracture is primarily based on the bones and soft tissues affected or on the level...
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Total Hip Resurfacing

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Hip Total Hip Resurfacing Patients with advanced arthritis of the hip may be candidates for either total hip resurfacing (hip resurfacing arthroplasty) or traditional hip replacement (arthroplasty). Each of these procedures is a type of hip replacement, but there are important...
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Total Hip Replacement, Anterior Approach

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Hip Total Hip Replacement, Anterior Approach The Anterior Approach for total hip replacement is a tissue-sparing alternative to traditional hip replacement surgery that provides the potential for less pain, faster recovery and improved mobility because the muscle tissues are...
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Total Hip Replacement

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Hip Total Hip Replacement Whether you have just begun exploring treatment options or have already decided with your orthopaedic surgeon to undergo hip replacement surgery, this information will help you better understand total hip replacement surgery. If your hip has been damaged...
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Hip Arthritis

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Hip Hip Arthritis Like other joints that carry your weight, your hips may be at risk for “wear and tear” arthritis (osteoarthritis), the most common form of the disease. The smooth and glistening covering (articular cartilage) on the ends of your bones that helps your...
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Hip Pain

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Hip Hip Pain Hip pain is a common problem that can be caused by a number of injuries or conditions, including fracture, bursitis, tendinitis and arthritis. Hip pain can normally be treated with anti-inflammatory medication, exercise and rest, but because of the many causes of hip...
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Revision Hip with Allograft

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Hip Revision Hip with Allograft Revision hip is performed to replace worn artificial hip parts and damaged bones with new metal, plastic or ceramic components. Several revision options are available, chosen based on the condition of the patient’s bones. Source from AAOS ,...
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Revision Hip Surgery

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Hip Revision Hip Surgery This surgery replaces worn artificial hip parts and damaged bone with new metal, plastic or ceramic components. The new components restore normal hip joint stability. Source from AAOS , Viewmedica , WebMD
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