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Lovely Hips, Done with Love!

A big part of my job is revision hip surgery, which is when I have to remove a failed hip replacement and put in a new one. It can be quite a challenge when the soft tissues and bone are deficient, but it can also be very gratifying when the patient does well, and is able to return to  a relatively normal way of life. I get to see a lot of X -radiographs (Xrays) of all sorts of hip replacements, done in many different places. Surgeons like me spend a huge amount of time scrutinizing radiographs, and we can all tell which hip replacements have been done with care and attention to detail. I call it ‘Done with Love’ and I try my best to ‘Do it with Love’ every time that I operate. Most of the hip surgeons that I know are their own greatest critics and like me they spend all of their time honing and refining their surgical skills and judgment. Some of the radiographs that I get to see don’t always show that the the operation was ‘Done with Love’, which is disappointing. However, hip replacement surgery is generally quite a forgiving operation and the appearances on the radiographs don’t always predict the outcome of surgery – it is more art than science much of the time!

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Types of treatments available at Latham Hip Surgery
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  • Hip Replacement

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

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  • Hip Resurfacing

    Hip resurfacing was developed to treat painful arthritis in younger and active patients. It’s now an established technique, and the results are usually excellent in carefully selected patients…

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  • 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…

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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