Hip Replacement Surgery
Total hip prosthesis is applied to patients whose hip joint is severely damaged. The damaged joint is replaced with a prosthesis made of cobalt chrome or titanium. Plastic, metal or ceramic parts are used in the spacers. Hip replacement surgery is performed in two different ways. In elderly patients with low bone strength, a prosthesis is placed on the bone with a filling material called bone cement. This type of prosthesis is called cemented hip prosthesis. In younger patients with good bone strength, prostheses covered with a porous material are placed securely into the bone.
The success rate in hip replacement surgery is over . Today, with the development of medicine, the lifespan of prosthesis on implant designs and ceramic surfaces exceeds 25 years. If there is wear or loosening of the implant, it is possible to make a new hip prosthesis with revision surgery. Hip replacement surgery is an important surgery that must be performed carefully. It also brings potential risks. Along with these risks, hip problems cause other problems to occur. Despite this, hip replacement surgery is an operation with a very high success rate when performed by professional doctors.