Jeffrey N. Katz MD MPH

Total Hip Replacement Surgery

Covers surgery to replace ends of both bones in a damaged joint to create new joint surfaces. Includes slideshow on hip replacement. Looks at why it is done and how well it works. Discusses what to expect after surgery and living with a hip replacement.

Hip replacement surgery

Normal hip joint Osteoarthritis of the hip In osteoarthritis, the cartilage that protects and cushions the joints breaks down over time. As the cartilage wears down, the bone surfaces rub against each other. This damages the tissue and bone, which then causes pain. The joint space in this hip joint is narrowed due to…

Alivio del dolor con la artroplastia de cadera

Seis meses después de la artroplastia de cadera, alrededor de 90 de cada 100 personas tienen menos dolor y pueden hacer más actividades que antes de la operación. La información incluida aquí se basa en la mejor evidencia disponible.