Informed Patient - Total Hip Replacement
Risks and Complications

The complication rate for total hip surgery is low. Most problems are minor and can be easily treated. Major complications occur in less than 2% of cases. It is important that you know and understand the risks before you make a decision to have surgery. Possible surgical complications include:

  1. Infection
  2. Blood Clots
  3. Loosening
  4. Dislocation
  5. Leg Length Inequality