Orlando, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/15/2015 -- Arthritis is one of the most prevalent conditions today, and it causes a lot of pain and suffering among patients. This is why sufferers resort to a wide variety of treatments, such as total hip replacement surgery, to achieve pain relief and regain their mobility. However, there is news about this particular surgery that patients should know.
The Arthritis Foundation has stated on its website, that the success in total hip replacement surgery may depend on the number of operations that the surgeon has already conducted. This type of surgery is considered to be the most successful, as well as very cost-effective and safe. When patients choose the right surgeon, they will have a greater chance of achieving success.
According to a study published in the BMJ journal, patients who have been operated on by well-experienced surgeons are less likely to suffer from complications. Well-experienced surgeons are ones that have performed over 35 total hip replacements per year or about three or more per month.
"Many arthritis patients are relieved to hear news that they only need to choose the best surgeon in order to improve their condition," said VitaBreeze Supplements spokesperson, Michelle O'Sullivan.
The University of Toronto's researchers conducted a thorough investigation of the administrative health records of 37,881 osteoarthritis patients. They recorded the rates of complications such as death within 90 days of the surgery, infection, blood clots and revision within two years of the surgery. They also included other details including the frailty, health condition, age and socioeconomic status of the patients.
It was found that, compared to those whose surgeons performed fewer surgeries, patients whose surgeons had performed 35 or more hip replacement surgeries had a 30 percent lower rate of revisions or early dislocations. In other words, patients who were operated on by high-volume surgeons had lower risks of dislocation. It was also found that patients who were operated on by surgeons with 25 surgeries per year had fewer complications compared to those with surgeons who only had 10 surgeries per year.
The truth is that it can be extremely difficult to predict whether an operation will be successful or unsuccessful. This is why experts recommend that patients take time to choose the right surgeon. It is also very important to take preventive measures before the need of a hip replacement occurs.
There are individuals who use natural alternatives, such as glucosamine supplements, to achieve pain relief and have a chance in regaining their mobility. Many arthritis sufferers who used glucosamine have testified that the natural alternative has made many positive changes in their lives (http://www.amazon.com/Glucosamine-Sulfate-Chondroitin-Supplement-Turmeric/dp/B00DUMO9X4/ie=UTF8?&m=A3OG9DHZ3GI58O&keywords=glucosamine).
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