Hip replacement surgery is a common orthopedic solution for a damaged malfunction hip joint. There is different type of hip replacement surgeries.
Total hip replacement surgery
In total hip replacement surgery, the damaged joint components (bones and cartilage) are replaced with prosthetic joint.
In hemiarthroplasty surgery, half of the hip joint is removed; the femur head is removed, and suitable prosthesis is implanted in place.
Bipolar hip hemiarthroplasty surgery
In this type, the femur head is replaced with a prosthetic that stabilize the femur head to the acetabulum and help in restoration of hip joint function and mobility.