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Hip replacement surgeryinvolves replacing the hip

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Carolina Medical Center

Warsaw, Poland
ISO 9001:2008 - International Organization for Standardization
FROM€ 9,000
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Medipol Mega University Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
9 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International
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Memorial Antalya Hospital

Antalya, Turkey
9 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International ISO 9001:2000 - International Organization for Standardization TTB - Turkish Medical Association
FROM€ 13,277
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Kolan International Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
3 reviews
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Florence Nightingale Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
6 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International ISO 9001:2000 - International Organization for Standardization TÜV SÜD - Technical Control Unit
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Memorial Sisli Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
30 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International ISO 9001:2000 - International Organization for Standardization TTB - Turkish Medical Association
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Erdem Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
2 reviews
ISO 9001:2000 - International Organization for Standardization
FROM€ 6,000
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Raffles Hospital Singapore

SINGAPORE, Singapore
JCI - Joint Commission International ISO 9001:2008 - International Organization for Standardization
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Medical Park Bahcelievler Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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Indraprastha Apollo Hospital

New Delhi, India
1 review
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Acibadem Maslak Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
10 reviews
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Memorial Atasehir Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
15 reviews
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Ethica Incirli Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
21 reviews
TTB - Turkish Medical Association
FROM€ 4,780
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Kent Hospital

İzmir, Turkey
JCI - Joint Commission International
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Medical Park Ankara Hospital

Ankara, Turkey
4 reviews
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Hip Replacement Cost

Average Hip Replacement costs are € 9,829, based on Hip Replacement prices from 21 clinics. Cheapest Hip Replacement cost is € 4,780 where Hip Replacement prices can go up to € 15,000.

Hip Replacement prices vary greatly depending on the clinic and the location. For example, Hip Replacement in Turkey is a popular option where Hip Replacement costs as low as € 4,780. You can also find Hip Replacement clinics in Poland starting from € 6,300.

Please note that the Hip Replacement prices listed on FlyMedi are the average price for Hip Replacement procedures. Clinics may ask you to provide them with specific information about your medical condition in order to provide you a detailed cost estimate for Hip Replacement procedures. To receive a personalized Hip Replacement quote, please click HERE.

Hip Replacement

Hip replacement surgeryinvolves replacing the hip joint of the patient with the prosthesis. There are two main types of surgery:

● Total hip replacement 
● Partial hip replacement 

Even if they have the same procedure, they are performed to treat different conditions.

Total hip replacement generally is used for the treatment of bone diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis. Total hip replacement surgery is performed because these two diseases have the risk of affecting the hip socket (acetabulum) and femur.

In addition; hip replacement surgery is performed for the treatment of patients with a broken femur. In this surgery, the head of the femur is replaced with a prosthetic implant.

Hip replacement surgery, which is the most common orthopedic surgery of today, is a solution for patients with hip fracture and arthritis pain. In 2014, 332,000 people had this operation in the USA alone.

Hip Replacement Candidates

Hip replacement surgery is recommended if one or more of the following options are available: 

● Osteoarthritis 
● Rheumatoid arthritis 
● Avascular necrosis 
● Hip fractures  ● Certain bone tumors 
● Traumatic arthritis

Am I Suitable for Hip Replacement?

You cannot be a candidate for hip replacement surgery if you have at least one of the following conditions: 

● Poor health 
● Very high risk of infection 
● Muscle weakness 
● Parkinson’s disease 
● Serious weight problems

Preparing for Hip Replacement

Patients should stay away fromomega 3 food supplements or capsules, herbal or green teas, anti-inflammatory drugs, and aspirins or any kindof blood thinners 15 days before the surgery.

How is Hip Replacement Performed?

Total Hip Replacement 

The operation is performed under general anesthesia, and the incision is made to reach damaged joints. Then the surgeon starts to remove the forum head and continues to engrave the acetabulum (hip socket). When these parts of the hip removed, and the femur is ready for the implant, the surgeon will start to place the implant, the femoral stem firmly adheres to the patient's femur. The surgeon verifies the patient's range of motion when the patient is implanted. When the desired result is obtained, the surgeon closes the incision, and the healing process can begin.

Partial Hip Replacement 

Partial and total hip replacement surgeries are similar but to some extent. The only difference is that the acetabulum is not engraved and there is no replacement with a prosthesis. During this operation, only the femoral head is replaced.

After surgery, the patient should stay in the hospital for 4 days. The patient can stand, walk, or sit within one to two days. The average healing time of hip replacement surgery is 4 to 5 months.

Hip Replacement Summary

Anesthesia

General anesthetic

Hospital Stay

Patient is required to stay 2 to 5 nights in the hospital

Duration of Operation

1 to 3 hours

Minimum Stay

2 to 4 weeks

Hip Replacement Recovery

From the first day after the operation, the patient is required to receive physical therapy. For the operation to be successful, continuous exercise and consultation with the therapist are necessary. During the healing process, sports such as tennis, running, and basketball should be avoided.

Hip Replacement Risks and Complications

Complications of a hip replacement can include: 

● Infection 
● Hip dislocation 
● Hip loosening 
● Osteonecrosis 
● Periprosthetic fracture 

It should be noted that hip replacement problems are rarely observed,and complications are few.

Hip Replacement Side Effects

The patients may experience some pain in the operation place after a few days from surgery. Also, patients may have nausea due to anesthesia, bruising, and some bleeding.

Hip Replacement Success Rates

The success rate of replacement procedures is around 90 and 95%, 10 years after the surgery.

Hip Replacement FAQ

- Are there any alternatives to hip replacement surgery? 
Yes, a minimally invasive technique called hip resurfacing. Eligibility for this procedure depends on the patient’s type of injury. 

- How long does the prosthesis last?  There is a 90 to 95% success rate at 10 years after the surgery, but some hip replacements can last up to 30 years. 

- What are the main types of hip replacements? 
There are three main types of hip replacements, each having advantages and disadvantages: ● Metal on plastic ● Ceramic on plastic ● Metal on metal. The material choice is usually made with the help of your surgeon. 

This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in August, 2019.