Ask Dr. Marks: 05/04

I have had four hip replacements, and my hip still dislocates about every four to five months. What could be causing these failures? I really dont want to go through more surgery. Are there any alternatives? The prevalence of total hip dislocation in the first year after surgery is between 1.9 and 4 percent. Although the greatest risk of dislocation occurs in the first year, the patient remains at risk for the life of the implant.…
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