Many young, active patients reported pain after THA, surface replacement arthroplasty

By Casey Tingle

Regardless of whether patients underwent total hip arthroplasty or surface replacement arthroplasty, 40% of young and active patients in this study experienced pain around the hip following surgery.

A pain-drawing questionnaire investigating the location, severity and frequency of pain around the hip was completed by 420 patients younger than 60 years with a pre-symptomatic University of California, Los Angeles score of 6 or greater who underwent either total hip arthroplasty (THA) or surface replacement arthroplasty.


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