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Prostheses, Joint, Hip

Definition : Implantable prostheses designed for total or partial replacement of the hip joint. Partial hip prostheses typically consist of either a femoral component (consisting of a metal stem inserted into the marrow cavity of the femoral bone that ends with a neck where a metal ball component is attached, intended to replace the femoral head) or an acetabular component (consisting of a metal [e.g., cobalt-chromium alloy] or plastic cup-like component that is implanted into the acetabulum). Total hip joint prostheses typically consist of a combination of both femoral and acetabular components. Hip joint prostheses may be intended for implantation with or without bone cement; they are used mainly in patients who have congenital abnormalities or who suffer from osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis, as well as after trauma.

Entry Terms : "Hip Replacement Systems, Implantable" , "Hip Joint Implantable Prostheses" , "Prostheses, Hip" , "Hip Prostheses" , "Prostheses, Hip, Semi-Constrained, Uncemented, Metal/Polymer, Non-Porous, Calcium-Phosphate" , "Prostheses, Semi-Constrained/Uncemented, Metal/Plyner, Non-Porous, Calcium Phospate" , "Prostheses, Hip, Semi-Constrained, Metal/Polymer, Uncemented" , "Prostheses, Hip, Semi-Constrained, Metal/Polymer, Porous" , "Prostheses, Hip, Semi-Constrained, Metal/Polymer, Cemented" , "Prostheses, Hip, Semi-Constrained, Metal/Polymer, Porous Uncemented" , "Prostheses, Hip, Semi-Constrained, Metal/Ceramic/Polymer, Cemented/Non-Porous, Uncemented" , "Prostheses, Hip, Semi-Constrained, Metal/Ceramic/Ceramic/Metal, Cemented/Uncemented" , "Prostheses, Hip, Semi-Constrained, Metal/Ceramic/Ceramic, Cemented" , "Prostheses, Hip, Semi-Constrained, Composite/Metal" , "Prostheses, Hip, Constrained, Metal" , "Prostheses, Hip, Constrained, Cemented/Uncemented, Metal/Polymer" , "Prostheses, Hip, Semi-Constrained, Metal/Ceramic/Polymer, Cemented/Non-Porous Cemented, Osteophilic Finish" , "Hip Implants" , "Hip Endoprostheses" , "Hip Joint Prostheses"

UMDC code : 18166

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