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BONE & JOINT CLINIC NOIDA
Dr. Sumit Badhwar Has Been Rated Best Orthopedic Doctor in Noida, Delhi, Gurgaon & NCR
Hip Replacement Surgeries Done
Hip Replacement Arthroplasty in Noida, Delhi, Gurgaon & NCR
- About Dr. Sumit Badhawar
- Hip Replacement Surgery Procedure
- Hip Replacement : Before & After
- Patient Review
Dr Sumit Badhwar, Consultant Director, Bone and Joint Clinic,Noida is a clinician with innumerable credentials to his credit. A graduate of King Georges Medical college, Lucknow with post-graduation in Orthopaedics from NTR university, Vijayawada, followed by certificate course in MCh in Orthopaedics from University of Seychelles.
Dr. Sumit Badhwar has undergone super specialty training in knee arthroscopy from AIIMS Delhi and sports medicine from England and did his Joint Replacement Visitation from Max Elite institute.
Dr Sumit Badhwar is one of the Lead Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Delhi NCR Area & he specializes in orthopedic surgeries like Joint Replacement Surgeries, Stem Cell Therapy, Poliotic surgeries, Arthroscopy, Fracture & pediatric orthopedic treatments etc.
In the past, Dr.Sumit Badhwar is responsible for managing FIRST Private corporate Hospital Joint Replacement Unit in Himachal Pradesh.
He has to his credit of doing First Reverse Shoulder Joint Replacement and first to do Stitchless Joint Replacement Surgery and first to use Special Plates for Fracture Fixation in Himachal Pradesh.
He is one of the few surgeons to use Minimally Invasive Techniques for joint replacement and fracture fixation.
He prefers using “made to order” joint replacement with computer navigation (surgery by wire) for early return to work, High flexion knee & hip replacement for increased range of motion and better rehabilitation process.
He is an active member of several Professional bodies, and has participated in numerous National and International Forums. He has national publications to his credit.
The motto of his service is ‘Mobility is life’.
This is one of the most commonly performed joint replacement surgery with the best results, that’s why it has been described as ‘The Operation of the Century’. In this surgery the part of the pelvic bone(Acetabulum) and the hip bone(Head, neck and stem of Femur) that connects with it, both are replaced with the artificial components.
The Acetabulum is like a cup which is made up of high density polyethylene component, the hip bone components are made up of metal alloys (Chromium-Cobalt Alloy).
They can be fixed both with or without cement.
Why and when Total Hip Replacement/Arthroplasty is performed?
Hip Joint Fracture
Destruction due to Trauma
Pain & Loss of Movement in Hip Joint
Any Condition showing joint destruction
Severely debilitating Osteoarthritis of Hip
Pain while climbing stairs or performing daily activities
Procedure of Total Hip Replacement
The main steps of Total Hip replacement are as follows:
The damaged portion of the pelvis as well as the thigh bone (femur) will be removed in order to accommodate the artificial implants well.
The acetabulum(socket on the pelvis bone) is the fitted with an artificial socket.
The femur stem is replaced with a sturdy metal alloy implant.
A spacer is provided between the two to ensure a smooth movement of the joint.
The surgery can be both with or without the bone cement, depending upon the age and the medical condition of the patient.Generally we prefer non-cemented in the young and cemented in the elderly patients.
This female aged 72 years suffered fall in bathroom and was in severe pain with deformity and her inability to even stand.
Investigations showed fracture of neck of femur and consequently underwent total hip replacement with success.
Question 1. How much time will the whole surgery take?
Answer. The TKR surgery will take almost 1 to 2 hours.
Question 2. When will I be able to stand up after the surgery?
Answer. You will be able to stand with support, the very next day.
Question 3. How long does the implant lasts?
Answer. The implant’s longevity is more than a lifetime of the patient, new implants will last till 20-25 Years and even more.
Question 4. Will I be able to walk and climb stairs?
Answer. Yes, You will be able to walk and climb stairs without difficulty after the completion of the rehabilitation process.
Question 5. Till what time will I be hospitalized?
Answer. Though it can vary from patient to patient, but generally the stay is around 3 to 5 days.
Question 6. Will I need General Anesthesia?
Answer. We prefer regional anesthesia for the better post operative rehabilitation process.
Question 7. Is the whole process very Painful?
Answer. The new technology, early rehabilitation, new analgesics and other recent measures will make you feel the least pain possible.
Question 8. How long will it take to recover fully?
Answer. You will be up and about in 3 to 4 weeks but the full recovery will take around 3 months, although it depends upon the patient and the will power as well.
Question 9. Will I need Physiotherapy Treatment?
Answer. Yes, You will receive continuous physiotherapy treatment from our well qualified physiotherapist throughout the whole process, it will last for 1 month.
Question 10. Which activities will be restricted for my whole life?
Answer. With the newer implants, no daily activity will be hampered and you will be able to function fully without even remembering that you have had a replacement surgery. However, some sports activities like jumping and long time running will need to be avoided if possible.