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19 Oct 2009

Hip transplant
I am taking a long shot here. A question was asked on the approximate amount a person with no medical aid will need to pay for a hib transplant. Unfortunately a person cannon get an estimate from the doctors because they insist first doing an examination but we only want to know in what region the cost will be i.e between 20 - 40k or more, or less?

Can you MAYBE help, know it is not a real health related question.

Thank you
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01 Jan 0001

Hallo Verna
It will depend on which hospital they use and what their cost per bed and theatre time will be. You will be looking at around R100 000 per joint in total (including all tests,surgeon and anaesthetists fees, prosthesis etc.)
Dr Bets
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