hip replacement (hɪp rɪˈpleɪsmənt) or hip replacement operation
- a surgical procedure involving replacing the hip joint with an artificial implant
Example Sentences Including 'hip replacement'
' My memories of orthopaedics are tainted by having to stand and hold a leg for ages during a hip replacement operation.
British Medical Journal (2002)
BREAKFAST TV star Eamonn Holmes, right, fears he will need TWO hip replacement operations over the next eight years.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
Bishop was walking with the aid of two sticks and was due to undergo a hip replacement the following week.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
First it would be reading glasses, then contact lenses, then she'd probably need a hip replacement.
THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
If the simple treatment of acupressure or TNS fails then seek an orthopaedic opinion with a view to hip replacement.
Drug-Free Pain Relief
Mars is recovering from hip replacement surgery to treat a degenerative illness.
too many photo-opportunities yet no opportunity to get your child's teeth done, or your medical card or your hip replacement operation.
Irish Times (2002)
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