HIP REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE 2017-11-24T10:28:36+00:00

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HIP REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE:

ORTHOPEDIC SURGICAL PROGRAMS

ORTHOPEDIC SURGICAL PROGRAMS, HIP REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE

Also known as hip arthroplasty, is the surgical removal of parts of the hip joint and replacing them with prosthesis parts. This procedure is usually recommended to patients whose hip has been compromised due to damage or deterioration causing pain and when other form of treatment have not had significant benefits.

The most common reasons for knee replacement include:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Bone dysplasias
  • Avascular necrosis
  • Hip injury
  • Hip deformity
  • Tumours

 

PROGRAM:

 

Evaluation, Surgical Programs and Laboratory Tests:

 

Evaluation:

 

  • Initial evaluation, consultation, and clinical history review
  • Medical consultation with orthopaedics medicine and rehabilitation specialist
  • Medical consultation with anaesthesia specilist

 

Laboratory tests

 

  • Clinical laboratory research tests and analysis of the following:
    Urinalysis tests

 

  • Creatinine test
  • Glycaemia test
  • Haemoglobin test
  • White blood count (WBC) test
  • Erythrocyte Sediment rate test
  • Leukogram test
  • Erythrocyte test
  • Sediment Rate test
  • Blood Group and RH Factor test
  • Serology VDRL test
  • Bleeding time tests
  • HIV test

 

  • Imaging:

 

  • Chest X rays
  • Hip X ray
  • Regional MR

 

  • Surgery:

 

  • Anesthesia surgery
  • Therapeutic hip arthroplasty including prosthetic implant
  • Biopsy of surgical sample;
  • Hospital accommodation (20 days); and
  • Monitoring and evaluation.

 

Accommodation:

 

  • Private room with the following features:

 

  • Electronic patient bed
  • Equipment for disabled patient
  • Oxygen hookup
  • Three à la carte meals taking into account the patient’s preferences and / or special diets prescribed by physician
  • Fully equipped private bathroom
  • Infirmary and nursing care
  • Colour TV with national and international channels
  • Local and international phone services (extra cost will apply)
  • Safety box
  • Internet service on every floor
  • Laundry services

 

Please note the following important information:

 

  • The above program does not include medications for certain conditions such as depression, blood coagulation, etc.
  • Medicaments, fluids, blood and derivatives to be used, as well as additional procedure(s) performed not included in the knee replacement program would be invoiced separately on upon the conclusion of said treatment / procedure(s)

 

Additional services included in the program:

 

  • Local airport pickup and drop off;
  • Hospital pickup and drop off (if needed)

 

Notes: An additional 100 CUC per day for a companion will be combined with the total cost of the program should a companion accompany the patient and will include accommodation, 3 daily meal plans, pick and drop off from/to airport for the companion.

 

Medical report, conclusions and recommendations

 

 

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