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Aylya Mustafova, Turkey
star star Jan 2021

I highly recommend the services of Flymedi

I highly recommend the services of Flymedi 🔝🔝🔝Professionalism, accuracy, friendliness and most of all quality work. Abud ✔️✔️✔️was our agent, we thank him for his accuracy and professionalism. I recommend !!!💯💯💯

Henry Mitchell, United Kingdom
star star Dec 2020

Long waiting times in UK…

Because of long waiting times in UK hospitals due to Covid19, I hit upon the idea of having my bilateral hernia surgery done while on a 2-week holiday in Antalya. After making inquiries through Yasmin, I had a short but comprehensive consultation with an eminent surgeon Prof Alihan Gürkan and my operation was scheduled for a day halfway through my stay in Antalya. It went well with keyhole surgery, I stayed in overnight and was discharged the next day, which gave me 6 days to recover before my flight home to Scotland. Yasmin kept in touch throughout, making sure I had transport to and from the hospital, and a special thanks to Fatma, my mentor and guide at the Memorial Hospital on my day of tests and examinations. I telephoned my surgeon a few days after the operation for advice on removing my plasters and he was most helpful and reassuring about my complete recovery. I was not too fond of the breakfast, but considered it as another form of medicine! My flight home was amazingly comfortable without painkillers, although they were definitely needed for a few days after my operation. In conclusion, I would be happy to have other treatment like this, though in a nice sort of way I hope never to set eyes on the Memorial Hospital again. 🙂

George Bileci Malta, Turkey
star star Nov 2020

A very positive outcome

A very positive outcome, following my decision to pursue in having dental cosmetic surgery/treatment carried out in Turkey. Excellent advisory skills by Flymedi rep Abud. He was professional, well informed, and followed me up with total attention throughout the whole process. Last but not least, I thank Dr Ahmed Kumsan and his team at Infinity Smiles Dental Clinic for their commitment and professionalism. Highly recommended.

Alexander Sullivan, United Kingdom
star star Nov 2020

Thank you Flymedi

I was considering several different options, however Abud was by far the most committed and helpful of all the agents I'd been in discussions with. Everything was organised for me and I was guided throughout and if I was feeling apprehensive about anything or had any questions Abud was always on hand to answer my questions and give reassurances. I'm so happy with the results of my operation and I was left overwhelmed by how friendly and supportive everyone was throughout. If you're considering using flymedi then I can honestly say you'll be delighted with the service both before during and after your surgery.

Bernadette Kemal, United Kingdom
star star Nov 2020

Yasmin helped me find my surgery and…

Yasmin helped me find my surgery and helped me with everything i needed she was wonderful to talk to.and replyed to me very quickly. Great customer care and service . Thank you 🙏

Recommended For Hip Replacement

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

Not Recommended 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

Discharge From Hospital

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

Overview

Hip replacement surgery involves 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.

Preparation

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 It Is 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.

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.

Risks

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.

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.

Success Rates

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

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. 

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