Mini Total Hip Replacement
Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Mini Total Hip Replacement
This procedure uses a small incision to replace the diseased and damaged portion of the hip joint. Patients feel less pain and recover more quickly compared to patients who undergo traditional hip replacement surgery, which requires a longer incision. While this procedure uses specialized surgical tools, the implants used are the same as the ones used in traditional surgery.
What is a mini total hip replacement?
This detailed video explains the entire process of a mini total hip replacement, including the removal of the damaged ball, cleaning of the hip socket, metal shell implant, liner insert, preparation of the femur, femoral stem implant, ball attachment, and end of procedure.