Partial Hip Replacement is a surgical procedure used to replace half of the hip joint. The operation involves replacing the ball of the femur that has worn from arthritis, degeneration, or a serious fracture involving the ball of the hip joint. There are no specific risks of the procedure besides the usual complications associated with anaesthesia and any other general surgery like shortness of breath, pulmonary embolism, nausea vomiting, shock etc.
Healthcare in India is already very low as compare to western counteries. The cost of Unilateral Partial Hip Replacement (THR) in India is approx 6000 - 7000 USD. Different Hospitals in India have different prices for Hip replacement surgery depending upon the facilities given. Dr Mukesh Jain at Vardhman Hospital and Dr Subhash Jangid at Fortis Hospital Gurgaon, India does Unilateral Partial Hip Repacement Surgery at 6500 USD.
Hospitals in North India which specialize in Partial Hip Replacement Surgery include some of the most prominent hospitals like Aarvy Hospital at Gurgaon, Max Hospital in New Delhi, BLK Hospital In New Delhi, Medanta Medicity at Gurgaon, Artemis Health Institute at Gurgaon, Fortis Hospital at Gurgaon and Vardhman Hospital at Muzaffarnagar. Today Gurgaon is the preferred destination by patients coming to India due its close proximity to the New Delhi International Airport and also because of the availability of some of the finest Hip Replacement Surgeons.
Partial hip replacement and total hip replacement generally treat two different types of issues (injury vs. degenerative arthritis, respectively). Broken and fractured hips or traumatic hip injuries are the primary reason for partial hip replacement. For Partial Hip Replacement Surgery the Best Specialists include Dr Mukesh Jain at Vardhman Hospital Muzaffarnagar, Dr IPS Oberoi at Artemis Hospital Gurgaon, Dr Debashish Chanda at CK Birla Hospital Gurgaon, Dr Subhash Jangid at Fortis Hospital Gurgaon and Dr Manoj Miglani at Fortis Hospital Delhi.
Partial hip replacement surgery recovery time differs from person to person. Typically, the average recovery time is about a month. You will be kept in the hospital for two days for observation. After that, most patients are discharged from the hospital and can go back to their homes for full recovery. It may take about a month of recovery time for you to be able to put your full weight on your hip. With physical therapy, you will be able to resume the full use of your hip joint.
The patient should never forget to inform any future doctor or dentist about having an artificial joint. any invasive procedure is a potent source of infection to the joint. Patients are instructed to look for signs of infection, including swelling, warmth, redness, or increased pain in or around the surgical site in which case doctor should be immediately consulted. You should strictly follow the instruction given by Physiotherapist about daily activities like sitting on bed or toilet seat and transfer techniques of shifting your weight from bed to sofa or walker.
Dr Mukesh Jain is the Director of Orthopaedics at Vardhman Hospital, Muzaffarnagar
Dr Rajgopal is the Director of the Joint Replacement Department at Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon
Dr Subhash Jangid is the Director of Joint Replacement at Fortis Memorial Hospital, Gurgaon
Dr Oberoi is the Director Joint Replacement at Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon
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