Hip arthroplasty (overview)

Last revised by Ian Bickle on 10 Oct 2023

Hip arthroplasties are a very common form of joint replacement for the treatment of different pathologic conditions of the hip joint, including osteoarthritis of the hip, Inflammatory arthritis and osteonecrosis as well as fracture of the proximal femur1-3.  

The term hip arthroplasty comprises the following main types:

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