- Five to Ten-Year Results of the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Implant in the U.S. 2018
- Ontario Canada Birmingham Hip Resurfacing covered by OHIP at Cleveland Clinic by Dr. Brooks
- 20 Years of Hip Resurfacing – BHR Past, Present and Future by Dr. Edwin Su 2017
- Birmingham Hip Resurfacing 20 Year Video
- Causes of Failure of Hip Resurfacing and Early Update with Metal on XL Polyethylene Hip Resurfacing by Mr. McMinn 2017
- The McMinn Centre Celebrates 20
International surgeon series and registry data have demonstrated positive outcomes and long-term survival of the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) implant. We report the 5 to 10-year results from a single center in the U.S.
…Conclusions: BHR demonstrated excellent survivorship and clinical outcomes at 5 to 10 years in selected patients. As compared with total hip arthroplasty, the use of the BHR may provide highly active patients with clinically important … Read the rest
A Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Solution for Young, Active Patients with Hip Arthritis in Ontario
Toronto is North America’s 4th largest city and has the fastest growing population in need of hip surgery, yet Toronto has limited experience in hip resurfacing doctors. This has left a void for patients in urgent need of this procedure.
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
Published on Oct 20, 2017 The McMinn Center Website
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, pioneered by Mr McMinn, with the people whose lives have been changed by BHR surgery.
The video and photos that patients have sent in to celebrate 20 Years of Hip Resurfacing has been eye opening and amazing. We couldn’t … 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
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BHR HIP ARTHROPLASTY
When it comes to the total hip replacement using the BHR (Birmingham Hip Resurfacing) method, only the articular surfaces are being replaced. Of all the systems available on the market, BHR has the longest – independently verified – history of clinical use.
It is a bone-sparing surgery, since the femoral head is maintained in … Read the rest
Published on Jul 26, 2013
BBC Watchdog reports on the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) implant, first aired on August 2nd 1999. Derek McMinn MD FRCS, the pioneering orthopaedic surgeon behind the BHR, talks about hip resurfacing as the bone conserving alternative to total hip replacement (THR).
Professional Badminton player and coach David Eddy talks about how his hip resurfacing has enabled him to remain active and go on to win several competitions around the … Read the rest
Birmingham Hip Resurfacing vs Total Hip Replacement by Smith & Nephew 2016… Read the rest
Arizona – Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Action Dismissed Without Prejudice – September 29, 2016
PHOENIX – An Arizona federal judge has dismissed without prejudice a Birmingham Hip Resurfacing action filed against Smith & Nephew, ruling that the plaintiff failed to adequately assert facts supporting her allegations that the manufacturer violated federal regulations…… Read the rest
August 1, 2016 A Wisconsin federal judge has awarded Smith & Nephew Inc. summary judgment in a case involving its Birmingham Hip Resurfacing implant, finding the plaintiffs failed to present expert testimony that the device was defective.
What is a Summary Judgement:
A final decision by a judge, upon a party’s motion, that resolves a lawsuit before there is a trial. The party making the motion marshals all the evidence in … Read the rest
Sign McMinn Center Petition to Smith & Nephew PLC: Reversal of decision to withdraw Birmingham Hip Resurfacing implants for women by clicking on link below:
The McMinn Centre has been overwhelmed by contact from concerned male and female patients who are devastated by Smith & Nephew’s decision and its implications. Many of our female patients have stated that after successful BHR surgery with Mr McMinn, they were planning to have … Read the rest
The First Generation Metal-on-Metal bearings manufactured in the 1950s and 1960s were produced by the investment casting process (Ring and McKee Farrar prostheses). From these devices we have recorded the longest benign clinical history of cobalt chrome alloys with extremely low linear wear rates.The BHR™ is produced using the investment casting process from high carbon cobalt chrome in the As Cast micro-structural condition.Wear studies have shown that Cobalt Chrome in its As Cast… 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
A SERIES OF 110 CONSECUTIVE HIPS WITH A MINIMUM FIVE-YEAR CLINICAL AND RADIOLOGICAL FOLLOW-UP
G. N. A. Heilpern, MRCS, Orthopaedic Specialist Registrar1; N. N. Shah, FRCS, Senior Clinical Fellow2; and M. J. F. Fordyce, FRCS, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon31 King’s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS, UK. 2 Great Ormond Street Hospital, Great Ormond Street, London, WC1N 3JH, UK. 3 Kent and Sussex Hospital, Mount Ephraim, Royal… Read the rest
New Promising Data on S&N’s BIRMINGHAM HIP™ System
By Elizabeth Hofheinz, MEd, MPH December 10, 2007
No more wondering Down Under. The data is in. Smith & Nephew, Inc.’s Orthopaedic Reconstruction business is announcing the release of positive six-year clinical data by the Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry on the company’s BIRMINGHAM HIP Resurfacing System (BHR™). According to the company, the BHR, which has now been implanted in nearly 80,000 patients… Read the rest