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Is Less-Invasive Hip Replacement Best for You?

Finding the right surgeon and asking the right questions can help determine if minimally invasive hip replacement is right for you.

The Reality of Complications continued...

Are some patients especially poor candidates for a minimally invasive hip replacement?

  • Though there is disagreement, most experts say it is not the right operation for patients who have excessively fleshy or very muscular thighs and buttocks, severe hip deformities, or a previous hip replacement.

Can you provide me with the names of five or six of your patients I can talk to about this?

  • Talking to others who have been through minimally invasive hip replacement may help you decide how to proceed.


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