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    Hip Replacement Surgery: Final

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    Completed hip replacement

    In hip replacement surgery, the hip socket and the top of the thigh bone are replaced. This picture shows a completed hip replacement.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
    Specialist Medical ReviewerKenneth J. Koval, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma

    Current as ofJune 4, 2014

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: June 04, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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