- 20 Years of Hip Resurfacing – BHR Past, Present and Future by Dr. Edwin Su 2017
- ASR Removed from Market
- BHR (Birmingham Hip Resurfacing) – 10 Years of Data
- Dr. Edwin Su Hip Resurfacing Talk Part 1 – Part 6 presented March 2013 at 11th Annual Hippy Gathering in San Jose, CA
- Dr. Rogerson Replies to Dr. Kurtz Book and Opinions
- Dr. Su Replies to Dr. Kurtz Book and Opinions
- Dr. Su Responds to the
There are currently two basic surgery options available for hip replacement – Hip Resurfacing or Total Hip Replacement. Hip Resurfacing is bone conserving and allows a patient to return to an active life with no restrictions. Hip Resurfacing is often used for young male athletes who want to return to the sports they love.
A total hip replacement, THR, has been the gold standard for many years. THR is major surgery that can result
The Bone & Joint Channel A video to accompany the article “Effects of physical activity on long-term survivorship after metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasty: is it safe to return to sports?” published in the October 2019 issue of the Bone & Joint Journal. Read the full article: https://online.boneandjoint.org.uk/do…
Infographic: Effects of physical activity on long-term survivorship after metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasty – is it safe to return to sports?
October 2018 – Metal on metal hip resurfacing (MoM-HR) is an alternative to total hip arthroplasty in young and active patients. The purpose was to determine the survivorship of MoM-HR procedures performed in patients aged 45 years and younger assessing patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) at minimum 5-year follow-up…
…All 217 patients equal to or younger than 45 years of age at the time of surgical intervention presenting to our center with … Read the rest
A new member of the Hip Talk Discussion Group is considering hip resurfacing, but very concerned about the negative press and the medical communities not supporting hip resurfacing.
Patricia Walter, owner of the Surface Hippy Website, responded to his concerns about hip resurfacing in the following article:
Hip Resurfacing is a very special method of replacing a hip. Ever since I began this website in 2005, hip resurfacing has never been widely accepted by the … Read the rest
Published on Dec 17, 2017 – BHR The Past and the Future of Hip Resurfacing
Dr Edwin Su takes a look at the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) System’s 20 year history and outcome data from implant survival rates to opportunities for patients. In his closing slide Dr Su states that hip resurfacing can have advantages of THR including bone preservation, greater stability and a high activity level. He also says that hip resurfacing is … Read the rest
On 30th July 1997, Mr McMinn performed the world’s first Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) operation. Two decades later, we are celebrating the success of this bone-conserving procedure with the people whose lives have been changed by BHR surgery.
In this video, you will hear testimony from a range of Mr McMinn’s BHR patients over the years – and we are delighted to hear how the BHR has
“Currently, there is no evidence to support an indication for a metal-on-metal total hip, but for young, active males with [osteoarthritis] OA who are of average or above stature and have a strong desire or need to return to a high activity level, either in their vocation or recreation, there is a substantial body of evidence supporting continued use of surface replacement as a reasonable alternative,” Robert L. Barrack, MD, said … Read the rest
Friday 20th January 2017 Make Resurfacing Great Again!
This InaugurationDay, Mr McMinn says ‘Make Resurfacing Great Again’, pictured here with Joseph Daniel (McMinn Centre Director of Research) and Terry Smith (Managing Director of Jointmedica).
(Left to Right: Joseph Daniel, Mr Derek McMinn & Terry Smith)
Published on Dec 22, 2016 – A video lecture presented by Mr McMinn giving an update of Hip Resurfacing in December 2016.
25 Year Update – November 4, 2016
I only post now and then with updates and this one is over due. I am very pleased to report that i celebrated 25 years of my resurfaced hip in September.
I thought earlier this year that I might have a problem as I was having lots of pain in my hip and pelvis. I had x-rays and scans at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham and they … Read the rest
Dr. Kurtz had an article online that had concerns about the head neck rations of hip resurfacing compared to total hip replacement. We wanted to provide potential hip resurfacing patients with opinions of other top resurfacing surgeons to explain their views.
Very nice to hear from you. I’m sorry for the delay in
More information can be found here:http://www.mcminncentre.co.uk/news-archive.html
1st February 2012 Metal-on-Metal Implants – Addressing the Negative PressWe have been receiving phone calls following recent press reports on failed metal-on-metal hip implants. We understand these sensationalist stories may cause anxiety among some patients. However, we would like to reassure our patients that these reports mostly concern failures with the DePuy ASR and the DePuy ASR XL, not the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR). Many
Dr. Su’s experience with hip resurfacing shows 1.3% complication rate
November 16, 2011
The retrospective study, which analyzed 925 hip resurfacings
performed by Edwin Su, MD, between 2004 and 2009 with a
minimum follow-up of 2 years, looked at three implants:
Wright Medical’s Conserve Plus Total Resurfacing Hip System,
Biomet Orthopedics’ ReCap Femoral Resurfacing System and
Smith & Nephew’s Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System. Conserve
Plus and the Biomet ReCap were used as part … Read the rest
BHR 10 years of Data
The first BHR was implanted in July 1997 and it is unchanged until present day.
96.1% survivorship overall
McMinn 99.8% at 8 years
|Treacy 99% at minimum 5 years|
|Shimmin et al 99.14% at 3 years|
Oswestry Cohort, FDA approval Data 2006 98.7% at 4 years
U.S. Statistics as of 10/2007
|There have been 1000 surgeons trained to date|
Only about 50% of those surgeons actually do the procedure (they
Derek McMinn addresses the recent Concerns about Hip Resurfacing and Metal on Metal (MoM) implants Interview by Vicky Marlow
Original Link: http://vimeo.com/12418781
Internationally renowned hip and knee surgeon and designer and pioneer of the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing, Derek McMinn addresses concerns about Hip Resurfacing and Metal on Metal (MoM) implants.
Derek McMinn has done over 6000 total hip surgeries and over 3,500 MoM Hip Resurfacings. His 10 year survivorship for the BHR (Birmingham Hip Resurfacing)in … Read the rest
Dr. Kurtz had an article online that had concerns about the head neck rations of hip placement. We wanted to provide potential hip resurfacing patients with opinions of other top resurfacing surgeons to explain their views.
Thanks for the mail. I read Dr. Kurtz thoughts on hip resurfacing in his
In short , his concerns only underline the fact that