Precautions and Surgical Process

Total Hip Precautions If you are overweight or obese, your orthopedic surgeon may recommend losing some weight prior to surgery to minimize the stress on your new hip, and possibly decrease the risks associated with surgery. If any infections are present, surgery will be postponed until they resolve. In addition, because infections can enter the bloodstream…

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Precautions and Surgical Process

Total Hip Precautions If you are overweight or obese, your orthopedic surgeon may recommend losing some weight prior to surgery to minimize the stress on your new hip, and possibly decrease the risks associated with surgery. If any infections are present, surgery will be postponed until they resolve. In addition, because infections can enter the bloodstream…

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