Total Hip Replacement Surgeon in Delhi Noida NCR


Dr. Anuj Jain is one of the best joint replacement surgeon in Noida, Delhi and NCR, specializing in hip replacement surgery as well as robotic hip replacement. In addition to being an orthopedic surgeon, he has more than 18 years of experience as an orthopaedic consultant. If you have any problem or illness with your joints, please make an appointment at the clinic of Dr.Anuj Jain.

Hip replacement is currently one of the most common orthopedics operations, though patient satisfaction short- and long-term varies widely. Approximately 90 % of total hip replacements are estimated to last 25 years.

Hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the hip joint is replaced by a artificial implant. Hip replacement surgery can be total replacement or partial hip replacement or surface replacement. This prosthesis can be cemented or uncemented. A total hip replacement consists of replacing both the acetabulum (socket) and the femoral head while hemiarthroplasty generally only replaces the femoral head.

Hip replacement is generally conducted to relieve arthritis pain or in some hip fractures. Arthritis of hip can be age related, post traumatic, post infective.

What are the bearing options for total hip replacement?

There are many bearing options in total hip replacement like metal on polyethylene, ceramic on polyethylene, ceramic on ceramic. The most commonly used is ceramic on polyethylene. Your surgeon will guide you about the bearing options that will be suitable for you.

What Happens During Hip Replacement Surgery?

During standard hip replacement surgery, you are given spinal anaesthesia to prevent you from feeling any pain during the surgery or have any awareness of the procedure. It’s important that the surgeon be highly skilled in this technique. Total duration of surgery will be 45 min to 60 min.

Research has shown the outcomes with minimally-invasive approach may be worse than with standard hip replacement surgery if done by a doctor who is not very experienced with this technique.

How many types of hip-replacement-surgery?
The three major types of hip replacement are:
  • Total hip replacement (most common)
  • Partial hip replacement.
  • Hip resurfacing.
What Happens After Hip Replacement Surgery?

You will likely stay in the hospital for three to four days. You will be at rest on day of surgery. Next day post-surgery physiotherapist will guide to walk with the help of walker. In next two days you will be guided to go washroom, walk in corridor and using stairs.You will require physiotherapy for two to three weeks post surgery.

What Activities Should I Avoid After Hip Replacement Surgery?

Post early recovery (3 to 4 weeks) you can start all your routine activities like walking, stair climbing, driving. All activities leading to forceful impact on hip joints like running, jumping and contact sports should be avoided. You should avoid sitting cross legged on floor and squatting unless there is emergency. For anywhere from six to 12 months after hip replacement surgery, pivoting or twisting on the involved leg should be avoided. You can walk as much as you like with no limitations.

What Can I Do at Home After Hip Replacement Surgery?
  • You can walk and do your daily routine from next day after surgery with the help of walker.
  • Your will require walker for 1 week and walking stick for another week
  • After 2 to 3 weeks you will be walking without support and do all activities independently.
You can take few simple measures to make your life easier
  • Make the necessary arrangements so that you will only have to go up and down the steps once or twice a day.
  • Sit in a firm, straight-back chair
  • To help avoid falls, remove all throw rugs and keep floors and rooms clutter free.
  • Use an elevated toilet seat.

You should ask your doctor before returning to such activities as driving, sexual activity, and exercise.

Is Hip Replacement Surgery Safe?

If done by a competent surgeon hip replacement hip replacement is absolutely safe surgery with a complication rate of less than 1 %. As with any surgery, however, there are risks. Since you will not be able to move around much at first, blood clots are a particular concern. Your doctor will give you blood thinners to help prevent blood clots from occurring. Infection and bleeding are also possible, as are risks associated with using general anesthesia. Other less common concerns that you and your doctor must watch out for are:

  • Your legs may not be of equal length after the surgery
  • If precautions are not taken your hip may dislocate and may require reduction.
  • Nerves in the hip area may be injured
  • The implants may become loose
How Long Will My New Joint Last After Hip Replacement Surgery?

Today, the average life of well-done hip replacement surgery is 25 to 30 years. When hip replacement surgeries were first performed in the early 1970s, average life of implants was 10-15 years. Improvements in surgical technique and implants have increased the life of these implants. Patient can have a near normal life and pain free mobile hip joint after this surgery.

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