June 30, 2015 – From a very philosophical standpoint hip arthroplasty is very unfair towards women!!!
Most men will have a socket size of 52 or over and therefore a 36 mms head can be used in all types of hip replacements. The 36 mms head is technically a “large head” and is a good option having serious resistance against dislocation. In addition men in general or not as lax … Read the rest
- Voluntary actions initiated to remove smaller size components and change Instructions for Use (IFU) following analysis of recent performance data
- No action required from patients; no change to current practice for patient follow-up care
- BHR continues to perform amongst the best hip replacements for the right patients
Patricia Walter Introduction to Hip Resurfacing from Surface Hippy Videos on Vimeo.
Patricia Walter discusses hip resurfacing in general and her BHR Birmingham Hip Resurfacing she received in 2006 from Dr. De Smet in Belgium
Patricia Walter – Owner/Webmaster of Surface Hippy
Video made March 1, 2008
Welcome to Surface Hippy
I am sorry to report that my 5 years and 8 months hip resurfacing has failed. The cap ( mfg. Corwin) on the femoral head has worked partially loose…..moving slightly. The pain is pretty bad and Dr. Gross is scheduling me for THR using the big ball metal socket (Corwin) that remains well attached. Corwin is making the THR ball to fit and as soon as the FDA approval letter
February 23, 2007
As I noticed today’s date, I realized that 6 years ago, I was in Baltimore getting my hip re-surfaced by Dr. Mont. Since I rarely even think about it anymore, other when someone mentions it to me, I kind of lost track. I guess it works. For those of you on this site looking for relief from your hip problems, as I was in 2001, I certainly
|Optimal acetabular cup positioning is attained in less than 50% of cases, study reportsMarch 9, 2010 NEW ORLEANS – High-volume surgeons are more likely than low-volume surgeons to attain optimal cup positioning for total hip arthroplasty, but both groups still attain optimal cup positioning less than half of the time, according to a study presented here. The findings were presented by Bryan Jarrett, BS, at the 56th Annual Meeting|
Dr. De Smet Begins Uncemented Hip Resurfacing
May 25, 2010
I indeed will start with the C plus uncemented.
I will cautiously start this and study this together with the University of Lille France.
Results only can be accepted if they are longer then 3-4 years. Nobody is there yet!! So again we have to be very cautious with results at this moment.
Koen De Smet
My experiences with Dr. Ure and the staff at Mercy Hospital Mt. Shasta were really wonderful considering my trip to Mt. Shasta was NOT a vacation but an adventure in major surgery. Dr. Ure is a very fine surgeon and a warm and approachable person. He’s experienced (more than 300 resurfacing procedures) and trained with Dr. Amstutz and Dr. McMinn. His