|Link http://proceedings.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/content/abstract/91-B/SUPP_I/66ANALYSIS OF CEMENT PENETRATION IN HIP RESURFACING ARTHROPLASTY R.M. Gillies; J.H. Gan; G.M. Hawdon; and S.J. McMahonMay 2007 Introduction: Prevalence of femoral neck fracture in resurfacing hip arthroplasty continues to question if failure is technique-related or due to the inherent bone quality. This study aimed to correlate cement penetration profile during resurfacing hip with inherent bone density. The hypothesis is that osteoporotic bone is unable to support the|
My name is Rob, I’m 46 from Ontario and am 6 days post-op Zimmer Durom resurfacing.It all started less than 2 years ago with increasing pain and discomfort in my upper right leg and groin. After a month or so of the pain not going away I called my family physician for an appointment. During the exam my doctor told me of stiffening of the joints, particularly the right
X-ray showing a 26 year old man with a diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis and secondary degeneration of the hips. Due to loss of bone stock while waiting for surgery, the right side required a total hip replacement. On the left, the patient underwent a hip resurfacing.
Thank You to whoever took this x-ray. There was no author indicated.
Early Post Op Exercises
The exercises shown on this page are typical to what many
These exercises are important for increasing circulation to your
My costs for my bilateral resurfacing with Dr. De Smet on Dec 20, 2006:
I spent 11 nights in the Villa which is more than a
single hip resurfacing and was 4 days in the hospital which
is also longer than the single hip resurfacing.
My costs were:
Surgery in Belgium Costs (You will have to use the
current exchange rate.
The Sheraton at the airport and local transportation are… Read the rest
Article by Patricia Walter after attending the 2nd Annual Hip Resurfacing Course Oct. 2008 in LAUpdated 11/4/08
According to the registries and medical studies, the perfect hip resurfacing candidate is a male patient under 55 that is active, has good bone density and has a large femur neck. Of course, I am not a doctor, and am interpreting what I learned at the 2nd Annual Hip Resurfacing Course in … Read the rest
My physician for hip resurfacing was Dr. xxxxx. My email today is about my experience almost 4 years after my surgery. Before surgery I was a distance runner. I fell on my left hip in 2004, it wasn’t treated, I continued running, I got arthritis, I needed surgery. I had my surgery in 2008. I had nothing but problems after my surgery.
Something stuck in my mind that Dr xxxxx
Remember how we decided that Friday was going to be the last day in the hospital?On Thursday morning, I woke up to Dr. Pritchett sitting in the chair next to my bed. I could go home today if I wanted. Ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm, What? After listening to everyone tell me to wait until Friday, this was a bit of a surprise. I’m not ready! No one at home is ready.
American Joint Replacement Registry AnnouncedAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Creates Independent Organization 07/23/2009 Rosemont, IL The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has incorporated the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), a nonprofit organization dedicated to collecting and reporting on hip and knee joint replacement procedures. AAOS believes this proposed option is a patient safety best practice. The goal of a national joint registry is to monitor device performance,
|Paul 5 weeks after Surgery
This is exactly 5 weeks after having a Birmingham Hip Resurfacing
Paul 12 Weeks After Surgery
|“I was able to return to my pre-surgery climbing level after six months, and was quite active in the second half of 2005 with climbing and hiking.”|
|Friday, January 13, 2006Success with U.S. Insurance (LONG)
Eleven months after surgery in Belgium, I finally obtained insurance reimbursement for 100% of my medical expenses. Here are details.
My health insurance is an ERISA plan. This means that my employer is self- insured,