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Hip Replacement Surgery

Risk Factors for Hip Replacement Surgery

As with any surgical procedure, complications can occur. Some possible complications may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Bleeding

  • Infection

  • Blood clots in the legs or lungs

  • Dislocation

  • Need for revision or additional hip surgery

  • Nerve injury resulting in weakness or numbness

There may be other risks depending on your specific medical condition. Be sure to discuss any concerns with your doctor prior to the procedure.