Bone density of the femoral neck following Birmingham Hip Resurfacing A 2-year prospective study in 27 hips
Authors: Nick J. Cooke a; Lauren
Author(s): Carlos A. Higuera, MD, Bay Village, Ohio; Kurt P. Spindler, MD, Garfield Hts, Ohio; Gregory J. Strnad, MS, Lyndhurst, Ohio; Peter J. Brooks, MD, FRCS(C) Cleveland, Ohio
Hip resurfacing has been proposed as a suitable procedure for young, active patients. Given the concerns with metal-on-metal bearings, … Read the rest
Costa CR, Johnson AJ, Naziri Q, Mont MA.
2011 – Source Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21215, USA.
AbstractINTRODUCTION: Metal-on-metal hip resurfacing has provided an alternative to standard total hip arthroplasty in younger, more active patients. However, detractors argue that many of the benefits of resurfacing can be obtained with the use of larger femoral heads. The purported advantages of the resurfacing procedure include preservation
|Archive of failed joint replacements provides tips to building a better hip replacementA study by Hospital for Special Surgery researchers has provided the first comprehensive look at just how metal-on-metal total hip replacements are failing in patients around the country. Made possible by what is thought to be the largest archive of failed joint replacements, the research should help doctors develop a better hip replacement for future patients. The study|