Conditions & Procedures


Normal Anatomy :: Total Hip Replacement THR :: Robotic Hip Surgery :: Hip Resurfacing
Revision Hip Replacement

Normal Anatomy of the Hip joint

How does the Hip joint work?
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Hip Anatomy Normal Anatomy of the Hip jointPrint Version


Robotic Hip Surgery

MAKOplasty® Hip – General Copy Describing Procedure

MAKOplasty® Hip is an innovative total hip replacement procedure that is performed using a highly advanced, surgeon-controlled robotic arm system. It can be a treatment option for people suffering with either non-inflammatory or inflammatory degenerative joint disease, and is designed to assist surgeons in attaining a new level of reproducible surgical precision in hip surgery.

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Total Hip Replacement (THR)

Total Hip Replacement (THR) procedure replaces all or part of the hip joint with an artificial device (prosthesis) to eliminate pain and restore joint movement.

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Hip Resurfacing

Hip Resurfacing or bone conserving procedure replaces the acetabulum (hip socket) and resurfaces the femoral head. This means the femoral head has some or very little bone removed and replaced with the metal component. This spares the femoral canal. Find out more about Hip Resurfacing from the following options.

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Revision Hip Replacement

This maybe because part or all of your previous hip replacement needs to be revised. This operation varies from very minor adjustments to massive operations replacing significant amounts of bone and hence is difficult to describe in full.

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