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Is Partial Hip Replacement Often the Better Option?

October 12, 2019

From the Health Day website

In recent years, the number of U.S. adults getting total hip replacements — meaning both a new ball and joint socket — following a hip fracture has soared to an estimated 500,000 annually.

That’s nearly three times the rate at which these adults undergo a partial hip replacement, which only replaces the ball of the hip joint.

But a new Canadian study that compared the short-term outcomes of both surgeries showed somewhat surprising conclusions.

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