An overview on hip prostheses
Everyone wants to get rid of pain. In our lives as humans, pain is one of the most impeding factors. Prosthetic replacement of the hip joint may resolve pain caused by wear and tear of the joint, and therefore it is currently an accepted method for improving quality of life. In Europe, about 800,000 hip replacement surgeries are performed annually, while in Hungary the number of hip prosthesis implantations is estimated to range between 12,000 and 15,000 per year.