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Hip Replacement, Hip Arthroplasty, Hip Arthroscopy — What’s the Difference?

By 2030, the total hip replacements conducted annually in the US is forecast to exceed the 600,000 mark owed mostly to an ageing population, according to the National Library of Medicine. The prevalence of hip replacement surgery adds weight to claims that it is among the most common and most accepted joint replacement procedures globally. But how does Hip Replacement differ from Hip Arthroplasty or Hip Arthroscopy, and who is a good candidate for such an operation?