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Hip Replacement

Experts Answer Your Questions

edited by Adam E. M. Eltorai, PhD, Alan H. Daniels, MD, Derek R. Jenkins, MD, and Lee E. Rubin, MD

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A quick yet comprehensive guide for anyone considering hip replacement surgery.

Each year, more than 300,000 adults in the United States undergo hip replacement surgery. What can the many people experiencing hip pain in this country expect before, during, and after surgery? Hip Replacement—part of a new series of Johns Hopkins University Press books on specific surgical procedures—is designed to provide quick answers to all of the most common questions individuals have about hip surgery and the recovery process.

Focusing on the patient experience, this frank and easy-to-use book highlights real...

A quick yet comprehensive guide for anyone considering hip replacement surgery.

Each year, more than 300,000 adults in the United States undergo hip replacement surgery. What can the many people experiencing hip pain in this country expect before, during, and after surgery? Hip Replacement—part of a new series of Johns Hopkins University Press books on specific surgical procedures—is designed to provide quick answers to all of the most common questions individuals have about hip surgery and the recovery process.

Focusing on the patient experience, this frank and easy-to-use book highlights real patient experiences with hip pain, diagnosis, and treatment. The book
• discusses basic hip anatomy
• describes the symptoms of hip arthritis
• explores alternative treatments, including lifestyle changes, medications, and surgical treatments other than hip replacement
• reviews the entire recovery process, including preferred exercises to help speed your recovery and how quickly you can return to certain activities
• features a glossary of key terms and a list of frequently asked questions
• contains numerous sidebars touching on important points to consider, questions to ask your doctor, red flags, and risks
• is supplemented with useful illustrations and photographs

The book's concise format allows readers to peruse the content quickly in the days leading up to surgery and then refer to it during the recovery period. Written by experts in the field, Hip Replacement is destined to become the most trusted book on this topic.

Contributors: Roy K. Aaron, MD, Valentin Antoci, Jr., MD, PhD, Travis Blood, MD, Eric Cohen, MD, Matthew E. Deren, MD, John Froehlich, MD, MBA, Derek R. Jenkins, MD, Dominic T. Kleinhenz, MD, Scott Ritterman, MD, Lee E. Rubin, MD

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Reviews

The words 'You have arthritis in your hip' will likely shock you. How is life going to change? Conceived with you, the patient, in mind, this easy-to-read, informative, well-organized, and well-written book will take you on a journey from the basics of hip arthritis to what to expect before, during, and after surgery.

Hip replacement can be a life-changing operation, but the prospect of undergoing major surgery is daunting to many people. In this book, Dr. Rubin and colleagues explain everything patients need to know about hip replacement surgery in an easy-to-read format that is up to date with modern techniques.

A concise yet comprehensive review of total hip arthroplasty uniquely written with the patient in mind. The book provides answers to patients' questions and helps set them at ease when preparing for and recovering from surgery. I wish all of my patients had access to this great resource!

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Available
Trim Size
5
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7
Pages
160
ISBN
9781421429588
Illustration Description
6 halftones, 9 line drawings
Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1. Overview of Hip Arthritis
Dominic T. Kleinhenz and Valentin Antoci, Jr.
Chapter 2. Is Total Hip Replacement Right for You?
Travis Blood and Roy K. Aaron
Chapter 3. Preparing for Total

Preface
Chapter 1. Overview of Hip Arthritis
Dominic T. Kleinhenz and Valentin Antoci, Jr.
Chapter 2. Is Total Hip Replacement Right for You?
Travis Blood and Roy K. Aaron
Chapter 3. Preparing for Total Hip Replacement
Matthew E. Deren and Lee E. Rubin
Chapter 4. Surgery and Hospital Stay
Scott Ritterman and John Froehlich
Chapter 5. After Surgery
Eric Cohen and Derek R. Jenkins
Frequently Asked Questions
Resources
Glossary
About the Editors and Contributors
Index

Author Bios
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Adam E. M. Eltorai, PhD

Adam E. M. Eltorai, PhD, is an orthopaedic research fellow at the Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School.
Featured Contributor

Alan H. Daniels, MD

Alan H. Daniels, MD, is an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School.
Featured Contributor

Derek R. Jenkins, MD

Derek R. Jenkins, MD, is an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School.
Featured Contributor

Lee E. Rubin, MD

Lee E. Rubin, MD, is an associate professor of orthopaedics and rehabilitation at the Yale University School of Medicine, where he serves as co-chief of the Division of Adult Reconstruction and chief of the Yale–New Haven Hospital Total Joint Replacement Program.