Revision Hip Replacement Surgery In India At Delhi And Mumbai

Revision Hip Replacement

Revision Hip Replacement in India at Delhi and Mumbai

Attributed to repair an artificial hip joint (prosthesis) that has been damaged over time due to an infection, or due to normal wear and tear of the prosthetic hip, Revision Hip Replacement adds itself one of successful Orthopedic surgeries available at Go Health India. This kind of surgeries assists to correct the problem so the hip may function normally again.hip_revision_surgery

The typical life of an artificial hip joint is 10-15 years, depending on the patient’s daily use of the joint. Patients with artificial hip joints are typically over the age of 55. After a period of normal wear and tear of the hip joint, the prosthesis does not fit as securely.

Also Revision Hip Replacement Surgery may be recommended if an infection has developed in the tissue surrounding the joint. If infected, the muscle, tendon and ligament tissues in the hip joint will become weakened and damaged.

Benefits of Revision Hip Replacement Surgery

Know that relief from pain is the main benefit of having hip revision surgery. Many patients may find that hip revision surgery develops mobility, strength and coordination of the torso and leg, in addition to improve appearance of the hip and leg. Also this surgery may facilitate patients to return once again to normal activity with a pain-free hip.

Risks of Surgery

Remember that revision hip replacement surgery is a voluntary, but is safe procedure also. Unforeseen complications may expand that are associated with anesthesia, such as respiratory or cardiac malfunction. Also, complications may occur with an infection, injury to nerves and blood vessels, fracture, weakness, instability of the joint, or the possibility of needing more hip surgeries.

Preparation for Surgery

  • Remove any loose rugs, as they can be hazardous when you are walking in the house.
  • Need to keep both legs elevated for the first 4 to 6 weeks following surgery.
  • Make sure that you only have to climb the stairs once a day.

During surgery

  • Through the surgery, the diseased portions of hip are replaced with an artificial hip joint.
  • By hip revision surgery, the artificial hip joint is replaced with a new one.
  • Depending on the severity of the infection, more than one hip revision surgery may be necessary.
  • In these more relentless cases, the first surgery will be desirable to take away the old prosthesis scar tissue and to care for the joint with antibiotics for the infection.
  • When the hip is treated of infection, surgery is executed well to offer a new prosthetic.

After Revision Hip Replacement Surgery

  • Revision Hip Replacement Surgery needs a period of adjustment as it is important for patients to exercise their legs to lessen swelling.
  • After surgery, patients will make use of a walker.
  • After approximately a month, the physician will take X-rays of the leg to monitor healing.
  • After approximately 6 months, patients will be able to walk without a limp, and without pain in the hip.