What is Hip Resurfacing?

Category: Surgeries


Hip Resurfacing is a procedure in which the head of the femoral bone in the hip is shaved down and capped. It is an alternative procedure to a traditional hip replacement, in which the femoral head and neck are both removed.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hip Resurfacing

Side effect Patients
Pain 1


Currently having Hip Resurfacing

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
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