Partial Hip Replacement Surgery

Deer Valley Hospital
19829 N. 27th Ave.
Phoenix, Arizona 85027
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North Mountain Hospital
250 E. Dunlap Ave.
Phoenix, Arizona 85020
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In partial hip replacement surgery, the diseased head of the femur (the "thigh bone") is removed and replaced with an artificial "ball" joint. The center of the femur is hollowed out, to afford room for the stem of the artificial joint.

The surgeon performing the partial hip replacement surgery will decide whether the new joint's stem should be held in place with bone cement.

Arthritis, cartilage degeneration and fracture are leading causes of partial hip replacement surgery, which is considered "partial" because the hip socket is not replaced.

The orthopedics departments of John C. Lincoln Hospitals invite you to view the following overview of partial hip replacement surgery.