Total hip replacement surgery is a highly effective procedure. Reviews of surgical procedures in terms of risks, benefits and outcomes for patients have demonstrated total hip replacements to be among the most successful operations available currently in medicine.
A total hip replacement involves the removal of damaged bone and cartilage from the hip joint and is replaced with a metal and plastic hip.
Dr McAuliffe undertakes hip replacements using both cemented and un-cemented prostheses, this decision is individualised to each patient.
If you would like to learn more about total hip replacements including the different: types of hip replacements that are available, approaches to the hip (anterior hip replacement and posterior hip replacement) or any other question you might have regarding hip replacement surgery please enquire online or call 07 3812 0888 to make an appointment.