New Hip-Replacement Study Anticipates Growth

New Hip-Replacement Study Anticipates Growth

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 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.

Source: drugwatch

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