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Indications for hip replacement 

Indications for hip replacement
Indications for hip replacement

J. Miles

and Timothy W.R. Briggs

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date: 28 June 2022

Hip replacement is commonly performed as treatment of a multitude of degenerative hip disorders

Pain, stiffness, and loss of function remain the primary indicators of the need for hip surgery

As implant designs and surgical techniques have improved, the range of indications has expanded

Contraindications and risks must always be counterbalanced with the potential benefits.

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