Hip Replacement Surgery

Best Hip Replacement Surgery in Delhi, India

The Hip Replacement Surgery Unit at BLK-Max Super Speciality Hospital provides solutions for simple to complex hip conditions related to damage to the hip joint caused by arthritis, injury or any other disease. A team of highly experienced orthopaedic surgeons perform a broad range of surgeries including primary hip replacements, complex primary hip replacements and revision hip arthroplasties using a minimally invasive approach with minimal soft tissue handling. The unit also specialises in cemented, uncemented and hybrid hip arthroplasties and does many surgeries using the latest implants.

The unit provides comprehensive pre-operative and post-operative rehabilitation services for patients undergoing Total Hip Replacement, with an aim to offer personalised care and faster recovery.

What Is Hip Replacement Surgery(Hip Arthroplasty)?

Hip Replacement Surgery is a medical technique for helping patients suffering from chronic hip injuries or degenerative diseases that lead to joint damage. The surgery is carried out by making an incision over the affected area, to expose the damaged joint which is then removed and replaced by an artificially created graft. The material used for making grafts is of very high quality and is designed keeping in mind the specific needs of the patient. Hip Replacement Surgery can help the patient to restore normal movement of the hip joint and get rid of the pain and discomfort.

What Is Computer-Assisted Navigation for Hip Replacement Surgery(Hip Arthroplasty)?

Computer-Assisted Navigation for Hip Replacement Surgery is one of the most advanced ways of performing Hip Replacement Surgery with improved outcomes. It allows Hip Replacement Surgeons to obtain real-time feedback during the operation regarding the position of surgical instruments and implants which is displayed on a monitor. Computer-Assisted Navigation technology helps surgeons in decreasing intra-operative errors and has the potential to improve surgical accuracy and outcome.

What Are The Conditions For Hip Replacement Surgery(Hip Arthroplasty)?

The doctor may recommend Hip Replacement Surgery in either of the following cases:

  • Excessive pain in the hip, especially after walking or lying in the same position for a long time

  • Inflammation and swelling that increases with body movement

  •  A hip injury due to an accident

  • Sports injuries related to the hip

What Are The Conditions Treated With Hip Replacement Surgery(Hip Arthroplasty)?

Some of the major conditions treated with Hip Replacement Surgery are:

  • Broken hip/hip fracture

  • Persistent hip pain

  • Dislocation

  • Labral tear (damage to the cartilage)

  • Snapping hip syndrome

What Are The Steps Required For The Preparation Of The Hip Replacement Surgery in Delhi (Hip Arthroplasty)?

The following steps are usually recommended for patients to prepare for Hip Replacement Surgery:

  • Discuss current medication and past medical history with the doctors and surgeons to avoid any complications

  • Undergo all the required pre-tests as prescribed by the doctor

  • Ask a family member to accompany you on the day of the surgery

  • Arrange to buy crutches or a wheelchair as one may need them after the surgery

  • Be both physically as well as mentally prepared

What Are The Precautions One Must Take Before The Hip Replacement Surgery?

The various precautions that one must take before undergoing Hip Replacement Surgery are:

Before the surgery:

  • Indulge in mild physical activities like walking even if it’s for 10 to 20 minutes

  • Lose extra body weight as this can hinder the healing procedure

  • Abstain from smoking and drinking

  • Take all the prescribed medications religiously

  • Inform the doctor about the current medication

  • Avoid eating heavy meals a day before the surgery, as it can lead to nausea and vomiting

What Are The Precautions One Must Take After The Hip Replacement Surgery?

The various precautions that one must take after undergoing Hip Replacement Surgery are:

After the surgery:

  • Avoid putting unnecessary strain on the affected joint by lifting heavy objects

  • Do not indulge in rigorous physical activities

  • Avoid bending the hip for any other reason

  •  Abstain from indulging in sexual activities

  • Inform the doctor while experiencing any discomfort

  • Do not perform any exercise without consulting  a physiotherapist

  • Keep the wound sterilised and covered, to avoid exposure to infections

How Much Does a Hip Replacement Surgery Cost in India?

There are different types of hip replacement surgery, and the cost for each of these is different. The average hip replacement surgery cost in India depends upon the type of surgery conducted. 
Besides the surgery expenses, the cost also depends on medicines, physiotherapy, medical tests before and after the treatment and rehabilitation.
Have a discussion with your doctor regarding the potential hip replacement surgery cost in India.

What Is the Average Cost of a Total Hip Replacement In India?

Total hip replacement cost in India depends upon the following factors:

  • The approach of surgery

  • Type of implant (metal, ceramic, stainless steel or titanium)

  • Charges of the physiotherapist

  • Type of hip replacement

  • City of treatment

  • The expertise of the surgeon

  • The category of the room  

These factors, along with travel, accommodation, and food, can increase or decrease the hip replacement surgery cost in India.
If advanced technology and cutting-edge procedures are used in diagnostics and treatment, the treatment cost will increase. If the patient has complications after the surgery, then the cost of treatment may further increase. Thus, it’s best to have an open discussion with the doctors regarding the estimated cost of surgery.

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