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Hip Replacement Surgery by Dr. SS Soni

What is hip replacement surgery?

Hip Replacement surgery is performed to replace the damaged or injured part of hip bones with artificial implants (prostheses). The femur pelvis forms the hip joints of a human body and when these joints get severely injured then the hip replacement surgery is performed. 

This procedure is also called Hip arthroplasty. Hip replacement surgery takes years of time to master. Dr. SS Soni is a reputed name for providing exceptional orthopedic services in Rajasthan.

What are the various types of Hip Replacement Surgery?

The hip surgeon delivers three types of hip replacement surgery. Let us look at the types of hip replacement surgery.

  • Total Hip Replacement Surgery:

    In total hip replacement surgery, both the ball and the socket joint of the hip are replaced with artificial implants. 

The hip surgeon uses material made up of ceramic or metal for the injured hip ball and implant made of ceramic, plastic is used in place of the damaged socket joint. This procedure is also called total hip arthroplasty. Total hip replacement surgery is further divided into two parts

  • Total hip replacement – Cemented
  • Total hip replacement – Uncemented


  • Hip Resurfacing:

    In hip resurfacing the damaged bone and tissue of the hip are replaced with artificial metal implants. To remove the hip pain and stiffness hip resurfacing is performed.


  • Partial Hip Replacement Surgery:

    In partial hip replacement surgery only the ball of the hip is replaced with an artificial implant made up of ceramic or metal. When the patient’s only hip ball is injured then this procedure is advised by the hip replacement surgeon. This procedure is also said to be Partial hip arthroplasty.

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Types of Hip Replacement
Total Hip Replacement
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What are the causes of hip replacement surgery?

A hip of a human body has two components: the ball and the socket. When any of the components gets severely injured the hip replacement surgery is performed. 

The following can cause damage to these components of the hip:

  • Post-traumatic arthritis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Hip disease from childhood
  • Benign  & Malignant bone tumors
  • Sports injury
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

How is Hip replacement surgery performed?

The following is the procedure followed for hip replacement surgery.

  • First, your general doctor will check your physical health for anesthesia. Your anesthesiologist will provide spinal, general, or epidural anesthesia depending on the surgical procedure advised to you. 
  • Once the anesthesia is given, the hip surgeon will start the procedure with an incision, and the damaged or injured part of the hip is replaced with artificial implants. 
  • After the implant is placed your surgeon will close the incision.
  • You will be then transferred to the recovery room and there your therapist will tell you all the exercises you have to do. 
  • The discharge period will range from 3-5 days from the day of surgery.

What is the recovery time post Surgery?

The recovery time of the patient with hip replacement surgery begins within 36 hours of the operation. After the hospital discharge, if the patient follows all the instructions given by the replacement surgeon then he/she might recover in 3 to 6 months. Do all the exercises and take a healthy diet for fast recovery. 

What are the early symptoms of hip replacement?

The following are the early signs and symptoms of hip replacement surgery.

  • Suffering from severe pain while sitting
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Experiencing trouble walking
  • Severe pain because of injury
  • Experiencing stiffness in the hip

What are the benefits of hip replacement surgery?

Hip replacement surgery has many benefits. The following are some of them:

  • It improves the mobility of the hip joints
  • gives relief to pain
  • It allows you to perform daily activities normally
  • It helps you in sitting, sleeping, and walking

What are the complications involved in hip replacement?

As every surgery has some benefits as well as some risk factors associated with it. In the same manner hip replacement surgery also has its own set of complications. 

Following are some of the complications that are involved:

  • Dislocation of hip joints
  • Damage to artificial implant
  • Infection
  • Blood clots or bleeding
  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Pain even after the surgery

Why Choose Dr. SS Soni for hip replacement in Jaipur?

Dr. SS Soni is one of the best hip replacement surgeons in Jaipur. He specializes in joint replacement and arthroscopy. He has successfully performed 550+ hip replacement surgery on the patients.

Dr. SS Soni is an expert & experienced orthopedic doctor in Jaipur, Rajasthan.  Dr. SS Soni uses the latest and most advanced technology for hip replacement surgery. With his expertise and experience, He also specializes in Knee and Shoulder replacement. he delivers the best hip surgery in Jaipur.

If you want to consult with an expert orthopedic doctor then contact Dr. SS Soni and get treatment at an affordable cost.

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H-7, Janpath, Near Danapani Hotel, Shyam Nagar
Jaipur -302019 (India)

Hospital : Rajasthan Hospital

Opp. Jaipuria Hospital

Kailash Puri Colony, Milap Nagar

Jaipur – 302018 Rajasthan


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