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Why Choose Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery?

Last Updated 8/30/2013 4:46:21 PM

Why would someone in need of hip replacement surgery want to consider the anterior hip replacement approach? In the anterior posterior debate there are strong reasons to consider the anterior approach to hip surgery, and they are covered in this video by several orthopedic surgeons. If you are suffering from serious hip pain, hip arthritis or hip injuries, joint surgery may be the answer -- this particular form of surgery is worth considering for the mobility advantages alone. Learn about hip replacement recovery improvements and more in this video.

Introduced in the U.S. in the 1990s, anterior hip replacement surgery is quickly becoming the favored technique of many top hip replacement experts. Patients love it because it is less invasive, resulting in a shorter hospital stay, a quicker recovery and a quicker return to normal activities. In this video, a group of orthopedic surgeons from El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, California (Drs. Bernardo Ferrari, Jeffrey Kliman, John Parker, James Page and Rodney Wong) cover the specific reasons why you should look into this approach to hip replacement surgery.