Hip Replacement: Materials for Hip Ball and Socket Surgery

Dr. Bassam Masri, MD, FRCSC, discusses the different materials used in a hip ball and socket replacement.

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Dr. Bassam Masri, MD, FRCSC, discusses the different materials used in a hip ball and socket replacement.
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Featuring Dr. Bassam Masri, MD, FRCSC

Presenter: Dr. Bassam Masri, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Hip replacement surgery is available to anyone who suffers ongoing hip pain. 

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There are different materials that a surgeon can use when doing a hip ball and socket replacement.

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Hip ball and socket materials such as plastic on plastic and ceramic on ceramic are both viable options to choose from when undergoing a hip replacement.

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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