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Bespoke hip replacement

I’m often asked what is my ‘standard’ hip replacement, the one that I use for the majortiy of my patients. The answer is that I don’t have one. Choosing the right hip replacement for a patient is as much an art as it is science. One of my old mentors called it the Zen of hip surgery.

For younger active patients I tend to use uncemented stems and cups with a hard bearing such as metal or ceramic. In older patients I use a large double bearing hip replacement which gives an excellent range of motion and dramatically reduces the risk of dislocation. I use whatever is necessary to give my patients what they want – pain relief and restoration of function, whilst minimizing the risk of complications.

Every time I do an operation I set out with the intention that it will be the best one that I have ever done, and seeing happy patients getting on with their lives a few weeks after sugery is hugely rewarding.

If you would like to discuss which hip replacement might be the best one for you, please get in touch.

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Types of treatments available at Latham Hip Surgery
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  • Hip Resurfacing

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  • Revision Hip Surgery

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  • Hip Replacement

    Total Hip Replacement or THR is one of the most successful hip operations in orthopaedic surgery. Thousands of hip replacements are performed each year…

    Click here to find out more
  • Hip Resurfacing

    Hip resurfacing was developed to treat painful arthritis in younger and active patients. It’s a relatively new technique, but the results are usually excellent…

    Click here to find out more
  • Revision Hip Surgery

    Hip replacement surgery can be life changing for those dealing with pain on a daily basis. Unfortunately, even a replacement hip can wear out…

    Click here to find out more