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Thank you for your interest in finding out about what modern joint replacement surgery (arthroplasty) can offer.

On the following pages, we have put together some interesting and useful information about hip and knee replacements. For example, you can learn more about the diseases which affect hip and knee joints, when a joint needs to be replaced, what types of replacement joint are available, and also an outline of the surgical procedure involved. Of course, you will also find plenty of useful advice and tips regarding all aspects of joint replacement.

If you have any questions, we will be delighted to hear from you. Our contact details are here.
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The hip joint

What makes the hip joint deteriorate so badly that it has to be replaced? How is a hip prosthesis made, and what materials are used, so that it functions just like a “normal” hip joint? What different artificial hip joints are there?

You can find answers to these and other questions here.

The knee joint

When a knee joint becomes damaged or diseased, what exactly can be replaced with an artificial joint? How long will a modern knee replacement last? What happens after the operation?

You can find answers to these and other questions here.