Hip replacements are among the most common elective surgeries performed in the United States. And its popularity is increasing, according to a new study.
- Hip replacements are expected to grow by 171 percent by 2030. That’s when about 635,000 procedures are projected annually.
- Additional growth is envisioned through 2060. That’s when about 1.23 million hip replacements per year are expected.
- Revision surgeries for hip replacements are on track to grow by 142 percent (72,000 procedures) through 2030. Those surgeries will jump to 110,000 annually by 2060.