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HIP ANATOMY

The hip joint is the articulation area between the pelvis and the leg to support the weight of the body posture.

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HIP DISEASES

The main cause of hip joint disease is the wear of the articular cartilage: osteoarthritis.

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HIP REPLACEMENT

Total hip replacement surgery substitutes the damaged bone and cartilage of the joint with polyethylene (a plastic material) or ceramic and metallic components. 

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AMIS - A MEDACTA SOLUTION

The surgeon can access the hip joint via different paths, following a "conventional" surgical approach or a Minimally Invasive Surgical approach (MIS).

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PREPARING FOR SURGERY

Before undergoing your total hip replacement, your doctor will prescribe a complete physical examination to assess your condition and to ensure that there are no factors that could interfere with your operation.

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IN HOSPITAL

The surgical procedure will take about 1 to 2 hours.

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AFTER SURGERY

Specialized personnel will, from day one after the surgery, take care of your recovery by defining the most suitable rehabilitation program for you and accompanying you through the gradual recovery process.

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TAKING CARE OF THE NEW HIP

Lead a healthy and active life.
In case of fever, throat inflammation or any infection, tell your doctor that you have a hip implant.

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PATIENT STORIES

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