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Direct Anterior Total Hip Replacement

 - Indore

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Indore   |   02 Jan 2024

Direct Anterior Total Hip Replacement

Revolutionizing Hip Replacements - Direct Anterior Total Hip Replacement Surgery now at Shalby Hospitals Indore

Bikini incision Direct Anterior total hip replacement, one of the best hip replacement techniques, is now being performed at Shalby Hospitals Indore. Dr. Vikas Jain, a renowned orthopedic and joint replacement surgeon, has achieved a significant milestone in hip replacement. This accomplishment solidifies his position as a leading figure in joint replacement surgery and further establishes Shalby Hospitals Indore as a center of excellence. With this Shalby hospital, Indore is the first in central India to perform DAA Total hip replacement. 

Revolutionizing Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip replacement surgery is a complex procedure aimed at alleviating chronic pain and restoring mobility for patients suffering from severe hip joint damage. Traditionally, hip replacement surgeries involved posterior or lateral approaches, which required extensive muscle dissection, resulting in more extended recovery periods, increased hip dislocation risk, unequal leg lengths, and increased postoperative pain due to a long 25-30 cm incision.

However, Dr. Vikas Jain has been a pioneer in the country in adopting the direct anterior approach, a minimally invasive technique that offers numerous advantages over traditional methods. This approach involves accessing the hip joint from the front, allowing the surgeon to work between the muscles instead of detaching them. As a result, patients experience a small incision of 7-9 cm, equal leg lengths after surgery, reduced risk of hip dislocation, reduced postoperative pain, extremely fast recovery times due to zero muscle damage, improved mobility, and shorter hospital stays. Patients can walk without Walker within 4-5 days compared to routine hip replacement, which can take up to 30-45 days. 

Dr. Vikas Jain's Expertise and Dedication

With a wealth of experience and a passion for innovation, Dr. Vikas Jain has dedicated his career to advancing orthopedic surgery techniques. After Training internationally at World renowned center Hospital De' Cascais Hospital in Lisbon, Portugal- Dr. Vikas Jain is amongst the 3 surgeons in the country at present operating By Bikini incision Direct Anterior hip replacement technique. His relentless pursuit of excellence and commitment to patient care have earned him the trust and respect of his patients and colleagues. Patients from all over the country & from neighboring countries such as UAE & Bangladesh are getting operated on at Shalby Hospitals for hip replacement by this technique. 

Dr. Jain's extensive international training and expertise in the direct anterior approach have contributed to his exceptional success rate in hip replacement surgeries. His meticulous surgical techniques, combined with state-of-the-art technology and a multidisciplinary team, ensure optimal outcomes for his patients.

Shalby Hospitals Indore: A Center of Excellence

Shalby Hospitals Indore has long been recognized as a leading healthcare institution, offering comprehensive medical services across various specialties. The hospital's commitment to providing world-class healthcare is reflected in its state-of-the-art infrastructure, cutting-edge technology, and a team of highly skilled healthcare professionals.

Dr. Vikas Jain's achievement of performing direct anterior total hip replacements at Shalby Hospitals Indore further enhances the hospital's reputation & Indore City as a center of excellence in orthopedic surgery. Patients from all walks of life seek Dr. Jain's expertise, knowing they will receive the highest level of care in a compassionate and patient-centric environment.

Implications for Patient Care and Future Developments

The success of Direct anterior total hip replacements at Shalby Hospitals Indore signifies a significant advancement in the field of orthopedic surgery. This achievement not only benefits patients by offering improved surgical outcomes and faster recovery times but also paves the way for future developments in hip replacement techniques. At present, only a few surgeons are operating with this technique due to a lack of training & instrumentation, which is available only at a few centers in India. In the USA, at present, around 50 percent of surgeons are using the DAA technique for hip replacement surgery. 

Especially in post COVID HIP AVN scenario, the demand for hip replacement surgeries continues to rise, Dr. Jain's expertise and the direct anterior approach will likely become more widely adopted. The minimally invasive nature of this technique has the potential to revolutionize hip replacement surgery, providing patients with better outcomes and a higher quality of life.

Dr. Vikas Jain & team showcase exceptional surgical skills and dedication to patient care, not just for the city but across the country. Through his expertise and the adoption of the direct anterior approach, Dr. Jain has transformed the lives of numerous patients, offering them pain relief and improved mobility.

Shalby Hospitals Indore's commitment to providing cutting-edge healthcare and collaboration with exceptional surgeons like Dr. Vikas Jain further solidifies its position as a center of excellence in orthopedic surgery.

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