Surgical Options: Replacement or Preservation
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Hip Replacement Surgical Options
Not updated since 2015 Note: Superpath video added 05/2018
When the physical deterioration of the joint requires replacement, many options are available.
Hip Preserving Surgical Techniques
Preserving rather than replacing the injured hip is possible in some instances of hip problems in dancers.
Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO)