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Research Progress Related to Hip Replacement Surgery

Research on hip replacement surgery is exploring:

  • New surgical techniques and improved prosthesis designs, to increase the chance of surgical success and decrease the risk of complications.
  • Characteristics that make some people more likely to have successful surgery.
  • Use of various agents to minimize bone loss around the implant.
  • Techniques and programs to improve recovery and rehabilitation.

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Toll free: 888-INFO-FDA (888-463-6332)
Website: fda.gov

Drugs@FDA at https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/dafDrugs@FDA is a searchable catalog of FDA-approved drug products. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics

Website: cdc.gov/nchs (en inglés)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Website: aaos.org (en inglés)

American Physical Therapy Association

Website: apta.org (en inglés)

Arthritis Foundation

Website: arthritis.org (en inglés)

The Hip Society

Website: https://www.hipsoc.org (en inglés)

If you need more information about available resources in your language or other languages, please visit our webpages below or contact the NIAMS Information Clearinghouse at NIAMSInfo@mail.nih.gov.

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