What is Total Hip Replacement?

Category: Surgeries

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Hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the hip joint is replaced by a prosthetic implant. It can be performed as a total replacement or a hemi (half) replacement.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Broken hip (right) 7 3
Broken hip (left) 6 3
Pain in hip(s) 6 4
Hip labral tear 2 0
Hip dysplasia 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 3
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Total Hip Replacement

Side effect Patients
Back pain 2
Pain in hip(s) 2
Hip pain radiating down legs 1
Joint pain 1
Muscle spasms 1
Pain 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently having Total Hip Replacement

Dosage Patients
one time 1

Duration

Currently having Total Hip Replacement

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped having Total Hip Replacement

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 22
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 8
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 8
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2 patient evaluations for Total Hip Replacement

Mar 10, 2014 (Started Feb 14, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for broken hip (left))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: This was the best thing for me. I would advise to have the surgery. After surgery, you have the post op pain and when that subsides, and you are healing, the PAIN and torture is gone! This surgery improved my life.

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Oct 11, 1996 (Started Oct 11, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for broken hip (right))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: Good treatment.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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