- The McMinn Centre Celebrates 20 Years of Birmingham Hip Resurfacing
- Young, active men are ideal for hip resurfacing by Dr. Barrack 2017
- Make Resurfacing Great Again by Mr. McMinn
- Update on Hip Resurfacing by Mr. McMinn 2016
- Katie Ellis 25 Year Update HR with Mr. McMinn 1991
- Hip Resurfacing Positive Information Articles
- What is Hip Resurfacing?
- Dr. Su Replies to Dr. Kurtz Book and Opinions
- Dr. Edwin Su Hip Resurfacing
On 30th July 1997, Mr McMinn performed the world’s first Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) operation. Two decades later, we are celebrating the success of this bone-conserving procedure with the people whose lives have been changed by BHR surgery.
In this video, you will hear testimony from a range of Mr McMinn’s BHR patients over the years – and we are delighted to
“Currently, there is no evidence to support an indication for a metal-on-metal total hip, but for young, active males with [osteoarthritis] OA who are of average or above stature and have a strong desire or need to return to a high activity level, either in their vocation or recreation, there is a substantial body of evidence supporting continued use of surface replacement as a reasonable alternative,” … Read the rest
Friday 20th January 2017 Make Resurfacing Great Again!
This InaugurationDay, Mr McMinn says ‘Make Resurfacing Great Again’, pictured here with Joseph Daniel (McMinn Centre Director of Research) and Terry Smith (Managing Director of Jointmedica).
(Left to Right: Joseph Daniel, Mr Derek McMinn & Terry Smith)
Published on Dec 22, 2016 – A video lecture presented by Mr McMinn giving an update of Hip Resurfacing in December 2016.
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25 Year Update – November 4, 2016
I only post now and then with updates and this one is over due. I am very pleased to report that i celebrated 25 years of my resurfaced hip in September.
I thought earlier this year that I might have a problem as I was having lots of pain in my hip and pelvis. I had x-rays and scans at the Royal Orthopaedic … Read the rest
There are currently two basic surgery options available for hip replacement, a Hip Resurfacing or a Total Hip Replacement. A total hip replacement, THR, has been the gold standard for many years. THR is major surgery that can result in a long post-op recovery and often limits your activities depending on the type of hip device that has been used during surgery. Hip Resurfacing is bone conserving, not requiring … Read the rest
Dr. Kurtz had an article online that had concerns about the head neck rations of hip resurfacing compared to total hip replacement. We wanted to provide potential hip resurfacing patients with opinions of other top resurfacing surgeons to explain their views.
Very nice to hear from you. I’m sorry for the delay in
More information can be found here:http://www.mcminncentre.co.uk/news-archive.html
1st February 2012 Metal-on-Metal Implants – Addressing the Negative PressWe have been receiving phone calls following recent press reports on failed metal-on-metal hip implants. We understand these sensationalist stories may cause anxiety among some patients. However, we would like to reassure our patients that these reports mostly concern failures with the DePuy ASR and the DePuy ASR XL, not the
Dr. Su’s experience with hip resurfacing shows 1.3% complication rate
November 16, 2011
The retrospective study, which analyzed 925 hip resurfacings
performed by Edwin Su, MD, between 2004 and 2009 with a
minimum follow-up of 2 years, looked at three implants:
Wright Medical’s Conserve Plus Total Resurfacing Hip System,
Biomet Orthopedics’ ReCap Femoral Resurfacing System and
Smith & Nephew’s Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System. Conserve
Plus and the … Read the rest
Experienced Hip Resurfacing Surgeons Respond to Negative Media Information About Hip Resurfacing Updated 10/14/2014
Dr. Rogerson Discusses Metal on Metal Bearings and
Hip Resurfacing 2014 – For the physiologically young and
very active individuals with good bone density, I still
firmly believe that the Smith & Nephew Birmingham hip
resurfacing is a superior choice and continue to use it in
this demographic population with excellent results.