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  • Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD

    Assistant Professor, Adult Reconstruction- Adolescent and Young Adult Hip Service

  • Hip Arthroscopy

    Arthroscopy, also referred to as keyhole or minimally invasive surgery, is a procedure in which an arthroscope is inserted into a joint to check for any damage and repair it simultaneously.
  • Hip Preservation Surgery

    The various hip preservation surgeries for severe hip pain and dysfunction in young and active patients have been found to be beneficial.
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Hip Resurfacing

Patients with advanced arthritis of the hip may be candidates for either traditional total hip replacement (arthroplasty) or hip resurfacing (hip resurfacing arthroplasty). Each of these procedures is a type of hip replacement, but there are important differences. Your orthopaedic surgeon will talk with you about the different procedures and which operation would be best for you.

In hip resurfacing, the femoral head is not removed, but is instead trimmed and capped with a smooth metal covering. The damaged bone and cartilage within the socket is removed and replaced with a metal shell, just as in a traditional total hip replacement.

Patients after hip resurfacing are able to run marathons, IRONMAN, rock climb with no restrictions.


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