Hip arthroplasties are a very common form of joint replacement for the treatment of different pathologic conditions of the hip joint being osteoarthritis of the hip the most common. Inflammatory arthritis and osteonecrosis .
The term hip arthroplasty comprises the following main types:
- total hip arthroplasty
- short stem hip arthroplasty
- hip hemiarthroplasty
- hip resurfacing arthroplasty