- 1 Year Update David Brewer’s H1 Ceramic Hip Resurfacing with Professor Cobb 2017
- 20 Years of Hip Resurfacing – BHR Past, Present and Future by Dr. Edwin Su 2017
- 6 Year Results of Metal Ion Study in Young Patients with BHR 2009
- Andy Murray’s Pioneering Hip Surgery was First Developed in Birmingham
- Anton Constantine’s Ceramic on Ceramic ReCerf Hip Resurfacing with Professor Bill Walter 2019
- Arizona – Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Action Dismissed
- ASR Articular Surface Replacement System by DePuy, a Johnson & Johnson Company
- ASR recall by DePuy 2010
- Australian 5 Year BHR Study
- Bella and Jannes Kickboxing after Hip Resurfacing by Dr. De Smet
- Bella Leg Press 3 Months After ReCerf Hip Resurfacing by Dr. De Smet 2019
- BHR – The
Posted June 21, 2020… Read the rest
Hip Resurfacing remains an excellent procedure. Prof McMinn and Mr Ronan Treacy’s previous design the BIRMINGHAM HIP™ Resurfacing (BHR™) (1) proudly demonstrates an ODEP 13A* rating in the UK. (2)
Restrictions in size range and gender application in many countries relating to Metal on Metal Hip Resurfacing, limit the use of these implants to males, and component sizes from 48 to 62mm only.
JointMedica and others, are exploring alternative materials to Metal on Metal for use in Hip Resurfacings.
A CGI image of JointMedicas unique monoblock polyethylene Hip Resurfacing design (PHR™), developed with the support of Innovate UK. (3)
Encouraging results with modern polyethylene supports JointMedica’s hypothesis that Highly Cross-linked Polyethylene could offer advantages over hard on hard articulations in the longer term (4).
Professor Walter of Australia explains the ReCerf Hip Resurfacing Device he used for Anton Constantine. The video explains why hip resurfacing is more bone conserving that a THR. Anton also talks about his surgery.
Prof. William (Bill) L. Walter
***1000 Hip Resurfacings to date
MBBS (Syd), FRACS (Orth), FAOrthA, PhD (surgery)
Kolling Building, 10 Westbourne Street
Royal North Shore Hospital,
St Leonards NSW 2065
Phone: +61 0(2) 9160 6662 (Aust)
Biography: Prof Bill Walter
Bill Walter, Orthopaedic Surgeon, is the Professor of Orthopaedics and Traumatic Surgery at the University of Sydney. He supervises PhD students, Masters students and medical students. In 2012 Professor Walter was the President International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty and hosted the annual meeting in Sydney where over 500 scientific papers were presented, on topics such as robotics and technology in Orthopaedic Surgery. He served as Chairman of the department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Mater Hospital from 2011 to 2014.
Gait after Birmingham Hip Resurfacing an age-matched controlled prospective study
Patients undergoing HRA improved their preoperative gait pattern of a significant limp to a symmetrical gait at high speeds and on inclines, almost indistinguishable from normal controls. HRA with an approved device offers substantial functional gains, almost indistinguishable from healthy controls.
Read Full Study Here: https://online.boneandjoint.org.uk/doi/full/10.1302/0301-620X.101B11.BJJ-2019-0383.R1
R. B. C. Treacy, J. P. Holland, J. Daniel, H. Ziaee, D. J. W. McMinn – The McMinn Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom – Correspondence should be sent to R. B. C. Treacy; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Modern metal-on-metal (MoM) hip resurfacing arthroplasty (HRA), while achieving good results with well-orientated, well-designed components in ideal patients, is contraindicated in women, men with head size under 50 mm, or metal hypersensitivity. These patients currently have no access to the benefits of HRA. Highly crosslinked polyethylene (XLPE) has demonstrated clinical success in total hip arthroplasty (THA) and, when used in HRA, potentially reduces metal ion-related sequelae. We report the early performance of HRA using a direct-to-bone cementless mono-bloc XLPE component coupled with a cobalt-chrome femoral … Read the rest
Original Article Available Here: https://www.jointmedica.com/the-return-of-hip-resurfacing
A member of the JointMedica team was privileged to have attended the inaugural Pathways Conference, held in London on 4 October 2019. Details of this independent scientific meeting can be found at the following link.
This meeting coincided with the 50th anniversary of JRI Orthopaedics. Founded in 1969 by orthopaedic surgeon Ronald Furlong. It is acknowledged within the orthopaedic industry that JRI was the first company to offer a primary total hip replacement implant with Hydroxyapatite coating. https://jri-ltd.com/
This event was chaired by Prof Justin Cobb, Chair of Orthopaedics and clinical lead at Imperial College, London. Prof Cobb also serves as a civilian advisor in orthopaedics to the Royal Air Force and is Orthopaedic Surgeon to Her Majesty the Queen.
More information about Dr. De Smet and metal on metal hip resurfacing and ceramic on ceramic ReCerf hip resurfacing available here: https://www.hip-clinic.com/en/
Dr. De Smet explains what ceramic on ceramic ReCerf hip resurfacing is in a video here and it’s advantages compared to metal on metal hip resurfacing devices:
Dr KOEN De SMET CERAMIC LEFT HIP RESURFACING JOHANNESBURG JUNE 2019
12 Month Update
Brian 52 weeks Post Operation Koen De Smet 27th June 2019 Re CERF Johannesburg
12 month X Ray
12 MONTH UPDATE
I’m now 12 + MONTH post operation as I write this and I am walking, cycling and exercising
normally I have adhered to the protocols of physiology and tissue recovery following major trauma
/surgery and have not exposed my hip(s) to impact sports –for the simple reason of self judgement,
conservatism –rather than prosthesis restriction
As previously reported I followed a strict regime of re-habilitation based on external resource
information and education in addition to professional guidance from Koen –my surgeon –and Physio
–I wont repeat the in detail but … Read the rest
First ceramic on ceramic resurfacing of Dr.De Smet in Johannesburg Rosaecres hospital South-Africa
This lady walked with 2 crutches for long time before her surgery. After two weeks with all kind of disasters not related with surgery but delaying the rehabilitation, her older grandsons (seven and ten) stopped believing that she could ever abandon the crutches. To cheer them up and make them laugh, she decided to take a “funny walk” along the hallway of their house.… Read the rest
ReCerf ceramic on ceramic hip resurfacing patients with Dr. De Smet in South Africia. Patients are 1.5 days post op and doing well.