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Surgery offers alternative to hip replacement
Los Angeles Times

Do your hips hurt? Boca Raton Regional Hospital is seeking adults with severe hip pain to participate in a U.S. Food and Drug Administration study on hip resurfacing, an alternative to hip replacement for some patients.

The FDA wants to know if the surgery is safe and an improvement over hip replacement, a popular procedure that replaces the hip joint, performed almost 200,000 times a year in the United States.