Specialty Surgeon Complete Packaged Procedure. Hip Replacement Surgery. Hip replacement surgery, also called total hip arthroplasty, involves removing a diseased hip joint and replacing it with an artificial joint, called a prosthesis.A surgical procedure in which the hip joint is replaced by a prosthetic implant. Hip prostheses consist of a ball component, made of metal or ceramic, and a socket, which has an insert or liner made of plastic, ceramic or metal. The prosthesis replaces the hip joint, replacing both the acetabulum and the femoral head. The prosthesis is made to resist corrosion, degradation and wear.
Hip replacement is typically used for people with hip joint damage from arthritis or an injury. Followed by rehabilitation, hip replacement can relieve pain and restore range of motion and function of your hip joint.
Treatment cost includes the facility fee, physician’s fee, cost of drugs and any related medical procedures required to administer the plan of care. Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists and cost of complication management; travel, food and lodging.