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Hip Resurfacing Surgery Abroad

Details of leading international hospitals performing Hip Resurfacing Surgery to foreign patients.

Liv Duna Medical Center

Established in 2015, Liv Duna Medical Center is Hungary's premier private healthcare facility, offering outpatient, inpatient, and diagnostic services. With dedicated professionals, modern diagnostics, consultations in 45 specialties, advanced surgical infrastructure, obstetrics center, and patient-

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Dr. János Fabula

Orthopedist

Dr. Gábor Reha

Ortopedist, Sports Surgeon, Traumatologist

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Hip Resurfacing

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Sheba Medical Center

The largest medical center in Israel and the Middle East, internationally renowned for it's medical excellence. Around 31,000 inpatients are treated annually.

3 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Dr. Boaz Liberman

Director, Orthopedic Oncology Unit

Dr. Itzhak Siev-ner

Director of the Orthopedic Rehabilitation Department

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Hip Resurfacing

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Guven Hospital

Founded in 1974, Ankara Güven Hospital provides health services at modern and international standards with its 1600 experienced staff, 254 beds, 12 operating rooms and an area of 40,000 square meters.

Our priority is patient confidence. We strive for excellence.

5 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Hip Resurfacing

9,000 US$

ADATIP Hospital

Our hospital is a leading medical facility in Turkey, with highly specialized doctors, advanced technology, and 40+ procedures. Our facility has 200 beds, 81 doctors, and 50 ICU units. We prioritize patient well-being with VIP services, including hotel stays, checkups, and transportation. Our focus

3 listed orthopedics specialists:

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Hip Resurfacing

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Anadolu Medical Center

Anadolu Medical Center is one of the most modern, comprehensive and respected hospitals in Turkey. Anadolu is affiliated with John Hopkins Hospital.

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Hip Resurfacing

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Rambam Medical Center

The Orthopedic Surgery Section has been the concentration of surgical care at the Rambam Health Care Campus.

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Dr. Eyal Melamed

Orthopedic Surgeon

Prof. Doron Norman, MD

Director, Orthopedic Surgery Section

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Hip Resurfacing

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Sourasky Medical Center

The Division of Orthopedics of the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center treats a wide variety of conditions related to the skeletal system and movement - bone, joint, and connective tissue - such as joint replacements, traumatic injuries, and sports conditions.

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Prof. Moshe Salai

Orthopedics Division Director

Prof. Yehuda Kolander

Orthopedic Oncology Acting Director

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Hip Resurfacing

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Hospital Velmar

Welcome to our Private Hospital, where a friendly and courteous team of medical specialists with a wealth of scientific knowledge and ethical standards is committed to taking care of your healthcare needs. Our goal is to provide unmatched medical care by constantly innovating and investing in the tr

Listed orthopedics specialist:

Dr. Heber Avitia, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Hip Resurfacing

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Clínica do Dragão - Espregueira-Mendes

Clínica do Dragão - Espregueira-Mendes is a clinic that is specializes in the human musculoskeletal system. Located in Porto, Portugal, Clínica do Dragão - Espregueira-Mendes has a strong reputation in sports medicine.

Listed orthopedics specialists:

Dr. João Espregueira-Mendes

Orthopaedics and Knee Surgery

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Hip Resurfacing

9,400 - 11,800 US$

Hospital Médica Sur

Prestigious destination that conducts first class medical procedures.

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Hip Resurfacing

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About Hip Resurfacing

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is Hip Resurfacing Surgery
Hip resurfacing surgery is a surgical procedure in which a metal cap is placed over the femoral head and a metal cup is placed in the pelvis, which replaces the connecting surfaces of the hip joint. It is an alternative to total hip replacement.

In hip resurfacing surgery, the amount of bone that is removed is lesser than that in a hip replacement surgery. If the hip resurfacing parts are required to be replaced eventually, there is an adequate amount of bone that is left to conduct a hip replacement surgery. The risk of hip dislocation is also less.

How is Hip Resurfacing Performed?

  • An incision is made on the side of the high through which the surgeon can view the femoral head and socket.
  • The femoral head is removed from the socket.
  • The femoral head is shaped with powered instruments to make it fit into the new metal surface.
  • The cap is then fitted into the femoral head and fixed in place with a small peg that is attached into the bone.
  • A metal cup replaces the hip socket.
  • A reamer is used to remove cartilage from the socket and shape it so that the artificial socket fits in.
  • The metal socket is then fitted in position and remains in place due to friction, until the bone grows and attaches to the metal.
  • The incision is closed with stitches and covered with a bandage.

How to Prepare for Hip Resurfacing?
  • The patient is physically examined to ensure that the patient is in a good condition to undergo surgery.
  • The patient may also be required to meet the physical therapist who will look after the patient’s rehabilitation. During this, the patient is fully examined to measure the patient’s current level of pain and to determine the strength and movement of the hips. Then, the patient is required to learn some exercises that needs to be done after the surgery. The patient will also be taught how to use crutches or a walker.
  • The patient may be required to donate some blood before 3 to 5 weeks. In case the patient needs a blood transfusion during the surgery, the patient’s own blood can be provided.
  • The patient’s bone should be adequately healthy to support the metal cap.
  • Certain medication that the patient is taking may be stopped 10 days prior to the surgery.
  • The patient should inform the doctor about any ailments or medical conditions.
  • Smoking should be stopped at least a couple of weeks before the surgery to ensure quick healing and a successful result.

Duration of procedure/surgery : Approximately 2 hours

Days admitted : 2 to 5 days

Anesthesia : General Anesthesia

Recovery : - After the surgery, the patient is required to wear special stockings or boots to prevent blood clotting. - A triangular cushion is placed between the patient’s legs to stop the legs from crossing and dislocating the hip joint. - The patient is required to learn some breathing exercises using an incentive spirometer, which helps in improving breathing and avoiding pneumonia. - Physical therapy is conducted one to three times a day when the patient is in the hospital. This will help the patient to move around. If the patient has had an un-cemented prosthesis, the patient may be instructed to put less weight on the foot. - The stitches will be removed in 12 to 14 days after the surgery.

Risks : Risks of anesthesia include: - Breathing difficulty - Allergic reaction to medication Risks of surgery include: - Bleeding - Blood clotting - Infection - Pain and swelling Additional risks include: - Dislocation of the hip joint - Difference in the length of the legs - Loosening of the artificial hip in due course - Nerve injury - Bone breakage - Blood vessel injury

After care : - The patient will require crutches to move around for 4 to 6 weeks after the surgery. The patient can resume light activities after 6 weeks. However, standing and lifting should be avoided for a longer time. - The patient should avoid crossing legs and limit hip movements for at least 8 weeks after the surgery. - The patient may need to continue wearing the compression stockings for some weeks at home. - The patient should follow the doctor’s instructions on doing certain activities, like driving. - The patient should avoid heavy sports that involve running and jumping. - The patient should continue doing the physical therapy exercises at home.

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