The use of primary total
resurfacing hip replacement has declined for the
fourth consecutive year. There was a 22.1%
reduction in primary total resurfacing
procedures compared to 2009. Analyses on a
variety of factors affecting outcome have been
presented. These include primary diagnosis,
gender, age, head size and type of prosthesis.
Patients having a total resurfacing for
osteoarthritis are revised less frequently than
patients with developmental dysplasia. Females
have a … Read the rest
The use of primary total
During my several years of learning and reading about hip resurfacing, I have heard of two people having dislocations. There may be more, but I only know if people post their dislocation on the various discussion boards I belong to.
One young man was doing an exercise bringing his knee to his chest. His leg was tight and he jerk his knee toward his chest and caused a dislocation of … Read the rest
Psoas tendonitis is typically from over working or an overactive hip flexor (which the psoas muscles are part of). To avoid this, it is important to limit the amount of hip flexor strengthening early on in the rehabilitation process. I don’t do any hip flexor strengthening with my patients untill 6-8 weeks post op.
If I encounter a patient with hip flexor pain. The treatment should be rest, ice, anything … Read the rest
There have been 14,901 total resurfacing procedures reported to the Registry, an additional 603 procedures, compared to the last report.
The use of resurfacing hip replacement in Australia continues to decline. The number of procedures reported in 2011 was 39.7% less than in 2010 and 68.5% less compared to the peak in 2005.
Osteoarthritis is the principal diagnosis for total resurfacing hip replacement (95.0%), followed by … Read the rest
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
A Modified Posterior Approach Preserves Femoral Head Oxgenation During Hip Resurfacing
Steffen RT, De Smet KA, Murray DW, Gill HS 2010 Mar 22
Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and
Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Nuffield
Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, UK.
In 11 patients, the oxygenation was measured in the superolateral quadrant of the femoral head during resurfacing with a modified posterior approach, designed to preserve the blood supply, … Read the rest
Surface Hippy has a very large number of pages about many aspects of hip resurfacing. The first time visitor might be a little overwhelmed and wonder where to start learning about hip resurfacing. You might want to visit the pages listed below before exploring the rest of the website.
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
The issue of cup slippage in the immediate postop
period is a controversial one.
While bone ingrowth takes around 6 wks. – the
hydroxy apatite to bone chemical reaction can occur
much more quickly.
If we surgeons feel that the
cup is not perfectly tight ( press fit) during the
surgery then we restrict activities for a 6 -8 wk
period .This is done in the hope that no
precipitating … Read the rest