Health Tip: Understanding Hip Replacement Surgery
(HealthDay News) -- During hip replacement surgery, a surgeon will remove damaged or diseased parts of the joint and replace them with man-made parts.
The replaced hip should last about 15 to 20 years, the US. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases says.
If you're considering the procedure, the agency offers these factors to consider:
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