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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Total Hip Replacement."
Claudette Lajam, MD, orthopedic surgeon, NYU Langone Medical Center; assistant professor of orthopedics, Hospital for Joint Diseases-New York University School of Medicine.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Questions and Answers About Hip Replacement."
Charles Nelson, MD, chief, joint replacement service, Penn Orthopaedics; associate professor of orthopaedic surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
UCLA Orthopedic Surgery: "Planning for Your Hip Replacement Surgery."
University of California San Francisco: "Recovering from Hip Replacement Surgery."
Reviewed by David Zelman, MD on January 15, 2020
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