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Hip Replacement Surgery: Final

Hip Replacement Surgery: Final

Picture of hip replacement surgery: Final

Completed hip replacement

In hip replacement surgery, the hip socket and the top of the thigh bone are replaced. This picture shows a completed hip replacement. The part in the thighbone is metal. The part in the hip socket is often metal lined with plastic.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Stanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology
Last Revised April 8, 2011

Last Revised: April 8, 2011

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Stanford M. Shoor, MD - Rheumatology

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