Total Hip Replacement U/L in India starts from 5000-6500 USD. The total cost of the treatment depends on the diagnosis and facilities opted by the patient.
Unilateral hip replacement surgery is conducted in patients who suffer from osteoarthritis of just one hip joint or those who have damaged or infected joint on one side of the hips.
A unilateral hip replacement surgery is less time intensive and serious than a bilateral hip replacement surgery, which involves removal and replacement of joints on both the sides of the hips.
During the unilateral hip replacement surgery, which is also known as hip arthroplasty, the affected side of the hip is cut open to expose the diseased hip joint. It is cut and removed before transplanting artificial prosthesis.
Some hip replacement surgeons may choose to use the cemented prosthesis, while others may choose uncemented prosthesis. Opening up the hip area to perform the surgery is not necessary if a minimally invasive technique is used to achieve the same objective.
Unilateral hip replacement surgery is the last treatment options for a patient who have not experienced any relief from constant hip pain through other alternative treatments such as physical therapy, exercising, and the use of painkillers.
Best Candidates For Unilateral Hip Joint Surgery
Patients who experience the following symptoms are recommended to undergo unilateral hip replacement surgery:
- Constant pain on one of the side that makes it difficult to walk, stand, or sit properly
- Stiffness on one side of the hip
- Pain on one side of the hip even when resting