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
Published to inform the public about hip and knee replacement surgery in the U.S
Rosemont, Ill. – July 24, 2017 – The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), a clinical data registry for the collection of hip and knee replacement data, has published the 2016 Report to the Public About Hip and Knee Replacements, the first-ever patient summary of the clinical data available in its Annual Report.
As a multi-stakeholder organization, … Read the rest
Response to Telegraph Article – News Feed Monday 3rd July 2017
In response to the recent Telegraph article, Mr McMinn would like to reassure all of his patients that nothing has changed in the outcomes of our hip resurfacing and total hip replacement patients. Our results do not show anything different, but the MHRA guidelines have changed, probably because of some reports of small … Read the rest
“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
Compound annual growth rate – CAGR
MarketResearchReports.Biz has announced addition of new report “Global Knee And Hip Replacements Market (By Type, Material,Fixation, Approach): Opportunities And Forecasts (2016-2021) (By Type – Total Knee & Hip Replacement, Partial Knee & Hip Replacement, Revision Knee Replacement, Hip Resurfacing: By Material – Metals, Ceramics, Plastics: By Procedure – Cementless Fixation, Cemented Fixation, Hybrid Fixation: By Approach- Direct Anterior Approach ,Anterolateral Approach , Posterolateral Approach … Read the rest
AJRR’s data collection helps providers improve patient care
Rosemont, Ill. – March 14, 2017 – The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), the National Registry for the collection of hip and knee replacement data, has reached the one millionth hip and knee procedure milestone. This increased volume of data will lead to a more comprehensive look at joint replacement surgeries in America, and will aid hospital staff
August 13, 2008
I had bilateral surgery in January of 08 – I found this web site around 6 months prior to that time and had the same reaction, what a godsend. After recovering from an arthroscopic surgery to my right hip in May of 07 and I had one on my left in March of 07, I was desperate as I was not getting any better. Both of my … Read the rest
Update March 8, 2017 – Hard to believe it’s been almost 9 years! My BHR is doing great! After my surgery on May 8, 2008, my recovery went very well and I biked over 600 miles from June – September of 2008. That might not be normal but I can tell you it was much easier to bike than it was to walk in the beginning. I used a cane … Read the rest
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BHR HIP ARTHROPLASTY
When it comes to the total hip replacement using the BHR (Birmingham Hip Resurfacing) method, only the articular surfaces are being replaced. Of all the systems available on the market, BHR has the longest – independently verified – history of clinical use.
It is a bone-sparing surgery, since the … Read the rest
Published on Jul 26, 2013
BBC Watchdog reports on the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) implant, first aired on August 2nd 1999. Derek McMinn MD FRCS, the pioneering orthopaedic surgeon behind the BHR, talks about hip resurfacing as the bone conserving alternative to total hip replacement (THR).
Professional Badminton player and coach David Eddy talks about how his hip resurfacing has enabled him to remain active and go on to … Read the rest