MARK THOMAS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MARK THOMAS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Hip replacement surgery. Surgical team carrying out surgery to replace a patient's hip joint. At upper left are X-rays of the patient's joints. At right is the anaesthetist and monitoring equipment. The operation involves removing part of the joint and replacing it with artificial parts (prostheses), some of which are at lower left. Photographed in the UK.
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