Hip replacement surgery is a common procedure performed on patients suffering from hip pain and mobility issues. Studies suggest that hip replacement has a high effectiveness and success rate, with more than 90% of patients experiencing pain relief even after five years.
While the surgery itself is typically successful, the choice of hip implant material is critical for the long-term success of the implant. The wrong material can cause complications, affect the longevity of the implant, and ultimately impact the patient’s quality of life.
In this article, we’ll explore the different types of hip implant materials along with their unique pros and cons. Plus, we will also tackle the various factors to consider when choosing a material.
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