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tommyhip

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NEW IMPLANT !!!
« on: November 20, 2017, 07:52:30 PM »
Does anyone have an insight into the new H-1 ceramic on ceramic hip resurfacing implant that is currently in trial in England by Professor Cobb (MSK Lab)?  It sounds interesting as there is no cobalt/chromium bearing surface, but of course ceramics have their own issues such as squeaking and being brittle. Also note that the implant does not use any cement on the femoral side.  Thanks.

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Re: NEW IMPLANT !!!
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2017, 09:41:28 PM »
Hi tommyhip, we have a recent member called fastboy64 who has received one of the first to be fitted by Professor Cobb, check out his posts. Also, I think Professor Cobb has become a user on this site recently so he might pick up your query personally. It sounds good to me, I'm just sorry to have missed out (ceramic THR fitted in May). New ceramic is not so brittle...
Age 66, LBHR 48mm head 18th Nov 2014 and RTHR 36mm head Zimmer ceramic/poly by Mr Christopher Kershaw, Spire hospital, Leicester UK

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Re: NEW IMPLANT !!!
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2017, 01:32:49 PM »
The New H1 Ceramic Implant is only being used in trials with UK patients.  The trails will go on for a long time before it will be approved for use else where.  So it is not something that will be available any time soon.  I hope the trials go well because we need more devices that allow women to have hip resurfacings.

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