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MARK THOMAS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MARK THOMAS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Hip replacement surgery. Close-up of surgeons carrying out surgery to replace a patient's hip joint. This stage of the operation shows the artificial ball-and-socket component of the new joint. This operation involves removing part of the joint and replacing it with artificial parts (prostheses). Photographed in the UK.
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