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Hip replacement surgery in India
Total Hip Replacement surgery involves replacing a hip joint that has been damaged or worn away by arthritis or injury with artificial hip parts or implants also called prosthesis. The prosthesis substitutes for the hip joint allowing in smooth, frictionless movement. The goal of total hip replacement surgery is to relieve pain and increase the mobility and function of a damaged hip joint.
Total hip joint replacement in India is a tested and proved surgery procedure. Total Hip Replacement is also advised as the golden standard for hip arthritis in patients older than 65 years, advanced hip destruction & altered anatomy of the hip.
Hip replacement surgery is done through an incision made along the side of the hip. The upper end of the thighbone which is round in shape is cut and replaced with the implant's components. It may be stabilized with or without cement. The surface of the hip joint which has to receive the ball component (often damaged because of arthritis) is made even and smooth by the surgeon so that the new metal socket can be cemented properly. The new ball and socket of the joint are then joined.
The surgery usually takes two to four hours, which varies with each patient, depending upon the severity of the disease.
Candidates for Hip replacement surgery in India
If you are suffering from severe pain, decreased motion or deformity in the hip joint and other medical and conservative treatments like physiotherapy have failed you need a replacement of the hip joint. If you have had hip injury, bone tumor or bone loss due to avascular necrosis (insufficient blood supply) or are suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, your surgeon may advise you replacement of the hip joint .
Expected Results from Hip joint replacement
Hip replacement surgery has a success rate of more than 90%. The patient is relieved of the pain and feels the increase in the range of motion. In time, the patient may be able to swim, play golf, walk or ride a bike comfortably.
Recovery after Hip replacement
You will stay in the hospital in India for about a week following hip replacement . You would feel pain and discomfort for 3-4 days which would be controlled with medications. You will be asked to breathe deeply and cough frequently to avoid lung congestion and prevent clot formation.
You would be advised to walk the same or the next day after the surgery with the help of a walker. Rehabilitation by physiotherapists will also begin immediately to strengthen your hip joint and muscles and restore movement for walking and other normal daily activities.
Time & Cost Hip replacement surgery in India
You would need to stay for a week at the hospital and another week in India for one hip replaced. If you need both hips replaced ( bilateral hip replacement in India ), a stay of two weeks is required. One hip is operated and allowed to recover and then the other hip is operated. Another week to ten days are required in India to fully recover and go back.
Approximately, all inclusive cost of hip replacement surgery in India starts from around INR 390,000 (approx. USD 6,500) for a single hip depending on the facility; city and category of room you choose to stay in.
Approximately, all inclusive cost of both hip replacement surgery in India starts from around 690,000 (approx. USD 11,500) and varies depending on the facility, city and category of room.
Your case manager shall help you with case specific cost after you provide with the medical reports.
Hip replacement surgery is a serious proposition. It requires immense amount of deliberation, conversations, and forethought. At IndiCure, we understand the importance of every surgery conducted, and therefore, we treat our guests with utmost care and professionalism.
We are extremely sensitive towards your requirements and all the surgeries are conducted by acknowledged and experienced surgeons at best hospitals for hip replacement in India. We encourage you to educate yourself about the procedures before any confirmations.
For further information or free consultation, we request you to fill in inquiry form on the website and send medical reports to email@example.com. IndiCure assures you that all arrangements for examinations, surgeries, and post-operative recuperation will be ably taken care of.