Results of Hip Resurfacing at the Cleveland Clinic by Dr. Brooks December 2012Peter Brooks MD, FRCS(C) www.clevelandclinic.org 216-444-4284 firstname.lastname@example.org I have been performing hip resurfacing at Cleveland Clinic using the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System (BHR) since 2006, shortly after it became the first resurfacing device to be approved by the FDA. Two of my partners perform BHR as well. We also perform total hip replacement (THR). I would agree
A picture is worth a thousand words! A sketch by Patricia Walter illustrates a hip resurfacing device on the left compared to a total hip replacement device on the right. Which bone sparing device looks more natural and bone conserving to you? According to medical studies, a hip resurfacing provides a more natural gait and loads the hip more naturally than a total hip replacement.Gait Medical Study for Hip … Read the rest
Published Thursday, Feb. 09, 2012LONDON, February 9, 2012 -PRNewswire/ – Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN; LSE:SN), the global medical technology business, today announced the results of a new study for its BIRMINGHAM HIP™ Resurfacing (BHR) System. The study, carried out at the request of the FDA, followed the progress of the first 400 BHR patients in the United Kingdom and found that after 10 years, 99% were… Read the rest
DePuy has announced that it is voluntarily recalling the ASR™ XL Acetabular Head System and DePuy ASR™ Hip Resurfacing System. DePuy is providing the information below to help visitors with questions and concerns. Visitors are also invited to visit the DePuy website at www.depuy.com.
- DePuy makes patient safety and health a top priority and is continually evaluating data about its products. Most ASR hip
Hip resurfacing: The metal-on-metal bearing material is not the problem by Dr. AmstutzThe success of total hip replacement (THR) in the 20th century has been tremendous with improvements in the durability of new designs, bearing materials and fixation techniques. However, the young and active patients have historically had high revision rates compared with older, more sedentary patients, notably when the etiology of the disease is osteonecrosis. Despite great improvements… Read the rest