The President will undergo a hip arthroplasty (placement of a prosthesis) on Friday the 29th
President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will undergo a hip arthroplasty (insertion of a prosthesis) on Friday 29th. According to the doctors of the team responsible for the operation, Lula will have a prosthesis on his hip to replace the worn cartilage, which It compromises joint mobility and causes severe pain.
The surgery is expected to take approximately 2 hours. During his recovery, which is expected to last at least 15 days, Lula will work directly from her official residence at the Palácio da Alvorada, in Brasilia.
What will the procedure be like?
– The operation will last an average of 2 hours and will be carried out at the Sírio-Libanês Hospital, in the city of São Paulo;
– During the surgery, the doctor will make an incision on the right side of the president’s thigh, a cut of approximately 15 centimeters, to reach the affected region and prepare the site, removing the diseased tissues and replacing them with a prosthesis;
– In 70% of cases the patient gets out of bed a few hours after the operation, using crutches or a walker, recovery is rapid;
– The expectation is that the president will recover for 15 days. During this period he will work directly from the official residence of the Palácio da Alvorada, in Brasilia.
With information from GloboNews.
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