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Hip Replacement Surgery in India, Costa Rica & Mexico

Total Hip Replacement Package Price: 7,000 to 15,000 U.S. Dollars
{Hip replacement surgery cost covers all the medical & logistic costs at the destination}

Costa Rica [USA Joint Commission International-Accredited Hospital]
India [Harvard Medical-Affiliated & USA Joint Commission-Accredited Hospital]
Mexico [World Class Hospitals]

The cost of a total hip replacement varies depending upon where it is performed. The average cost of total hip replacement in the United States is about $30,000. The average cost of the hip replacement in our international hospital network varies from $7,000 to $ 15,000.

These surgeries are performed by the best hip replacement doctors that have experience of several successful hip replacement procedures. Many of the doctors have worked in the USA or Europe.

What is Hip Replacement Surgery?

Hip replacement surgery (also known by hip arthroplasty or total hip replacement (THR)) is the process of replacing a diseased or damaged hip joint with an artificial hip joint. This is one of the most common orthopedic surgery treatment in case of severe arthritis damaged hip joint. About 200,000 of these surgeries are done in the United States every year.

How is Total Hip Replacement done?

The surgeon removes the damaged cartilage and bone and then positions the new artificial surfaces to restore the alignment and function of your hip. Special surgical cement may be used to fill the gap between the prosthesis and remaining natural bone to secure the artificial joint.

Hip Replacement - India

Anesthesia & Blood Transfusion

General anesthesia or epidural anesthesia can be given. Almost all hip replacement patients need blood transfusion.

Hospital Stay & Post-Hip Replacement Care

After the hip replacement about four to seven days of hospital stay is recommended by most doctors. In case of overseas hip replacement patients, it is recommended that the patient stay in the vicinity of the hospital for about seven to twelve days post hip surgery.

For the first few days avoid soaking the surgery wound in water until is has thoroughly sealed and dried. You should be able to resume most normal activities within three to six weeks following surgery. Minor pain with activity is common for several weeks. An exercise regimen & an iron rich balanced diet will help in speedy recovery to normal. Most people can drive on their own in 4 to 6 weeks after surgery.

After surgery of total hip replacement, precautions to take are:

  • Avoid falls & stairs in the first few days.
  • Do not cross your legs or bend them more than 90 degrees.
  • Use a pillow or some other soft cushion between your legs for the first few days.

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Medical Tourism Corporation facilitates low cost total hip replacement surgery at world class hospitals in India, Mexico, Costa Rica, Thailand & many other popular medical tourism destinations. Some of the hospitals include Apollo Hospitals India, Wockhardt Hospital India, Hospital Angeles Mexico, Hospital Clinica Biblica Costa Rica & many more.

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