Total hip replacement surgery has a scientific name: Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement. Common name: Total hip replacement surgery. Total hip replacement is a type of surgery to replace a damaged hip joint. A minimally invasive total hip replacement uses a smaller cut (incision) than a traditional total hip replacement, only one surgical cut 6-7 cm. This is the last remedy used to repair severely damaged hip joints that no longer respond to other conservative treatments.

What is the technique used to treat?

  • Osteoarthritis of the hip.
  • Necrosis of femoral head.
  • Subject indications and contraindications


  • Patients with severe degenerative hip joints move difficult hip joints.
  • Patients with severe femoral dysplasia have difficult hip movements
  • Patients with broken femoral neck or femoral head fractures due to trauma ...
  • Osteoarthritis of grade IV.
  • Changed hip joint but experienced complications or did not achieve the desired results.

When Should You Get a Total Hip Joint Replacement Surgery?


Patients with outbreaks of infection in any part of the body; hemiplegia, paralysis of the lower limbs or muscle weakness around the hip joints due to external joint disease. Or there is a life-threatening illness. The immature skeleton is complete.

Advantages of this technique:

  • Less software damage around joints.
  • Short surgery time.
  • Correct disclosure of joints to be replaced.
  • Minimize the risk of infection.
  • Reduce the number of days in hospital after surgery.
  • Relieve pain during surgery and after surgery well, after joint changes steadily, create conditions for early rehabilitation, patients return to normal activities soon.

When performing the technique at City International Hospital, the patient will receive the most advanced surgical pain reduction technique under ultrasound guidance, ensuring the accuracy and effectiveness of the pain relief technique. Patients rehabilitate the second day after surgery with the support of postoperative analgesia technology to help customers practice painlessly and return to normal activities soon.

Procedure performance 

  • Step 1: Examining and consulting with doctors at the clinic: Assessing embolism and risk of bleeding
  • Step 2: Total hip replacement surgery
    • Removing the bone and cartilage joint injury.
    • Clean the damaged joint cartilage of the joint cavity.
    • Place artificial joints.
    • Preparing the femoral canal.
    • Place artificial hilt.
    • Assemble the artificial joint, check the length of the limb and the stability of the joint.
    • Completed. Place an artificial hip joint, making a final check on the strength of the joint
  • Step 3: After surgery on day 1.
    • Check survival index.
    • If urinary retention, there is a patient bladder bridge placed; Intermittent forceps, if placed in the operating room, must be clamped and practiced urination.
    • Practice stretching your toes on the operating side as soon as you go back to the room
    • Check the drainage of incisions.
  • Step 4: After surgery on day 2
    • Change the wound inspection tape.
    • Ice on the front of the pillow: 20 minutes / 1 hour; 03 times per day.
    • 12 hours after surgery: 40 Lovenox injected under the skin. Minimum of 10 days.
    • Urinate withdrawal if there is good teething reflex.
    • Changing bandages, draining and draining the incision 48 hours.
    • Patients eat normally & rehabilitate as needed
    • Take X-ray film to check
    • Unified discharge date and time
  • Step 5: After the 3-5 day of surgery
    • Continue rehab
    • Normal expression after technical implementation

The following are signs of successful surgery:

  • The incision dried well.
  • No fever.
  • Respond well to rehab.

When are the following manifestations performing the technique abnormal and requiring immediate examination?

As soon as any of the following abnormal symptoms appear, the physician should be notified and re-examined as soon as possible:

  • Painful redness and swelling in the incision.
  • Fever.
  • Exercising joint pain is very painful.
  • Dislocation (artificial) after surgery.
  • Bleeding after surgery (from the bone marrow after a femoral canal and a socket).
  • Acute and chronic surgical site infections.
  • Stiffness without early rehabilitation.

Things to keep in mind when performing this technique:

After the 3rd or 3rd day of surgery, patients can continue to rehabilitate (Depending on the needs of the family, may be hospitalized for more exercises).

It is possible to take a shower from the 4th day after surgery.

Patients note the note from the doctor, date of thread removal, re-examination.

Preferential information from City International Hospital:

  • Total Knee and hip-joint replacement: All-inclusive package from only 150 million VND!
  • A highly-experienced as well as prestige and professional surgical team.
  • The joint implant manufactured by the French company Groupe Lepine
  • Sterile operating theater, specifically specialized for joint replacement surgery
  • Package price includes 7-day hospital stay, doubled bedded room.
  • Social health insurance and/or private health insurance are accepted
  • Transportation support to drive discharged patients home after surgery within Ho Chi Minh City with 200,000 VND support cost.
  • This offer is valid until June 30, 2021
  • Hotline: 0906 48 31 34 (Ms. Tam) Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement

For appointment or more information about the services provided by the Trauma-Orthopedics Department, please contact:

  • Ms. Tâm: 0906 48 31 34
  • Reception Desk: (8428) 6280 3333, ext. 8213

City International Hospital

  • Address: No. 3, 17A Street, Binh Tri Dong B Ward, Binh Tan Dist. (Next to AEON Mall Binh Tan). Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Operator: (+8428) 6280 3333, ext. 0
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