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
Patricia, thank you so much for your excellent website.
I joined surfacehippy over 20 years ago when gathering info about my hip surgery. I had my hip resurfaced at JRI by Dr Schmalzreid , I was 50 Years old .
Now, almost 20 years later I’m still going strong . Hikes and challenging walks everyday, strength training and cycling.… Read the rest
Hi Patricia – we talked a while back after I highlighted my first BHR (Dr Bose) in 2016 for GearJunkie website.
Since then I have returned to competition at a high level in adventure racing and been featured in two pretty cool films/TV shows.
https://vimeo.com/415795433 “With Spirit” a film that chronicles the birth of our twins and a return to race in the Patagonian Expedition Race. Having my hip fail in the 2016 race (when … Read the rest
AUGUST 2 2021 – BRIAN’s YEAR 2 POST OPERATIVE UPDATE C on C Re Cerf with Dr Koen De Smet -June 2019 Johannesburg
I attended Dr Koen De Smet in Johannesburg 2 years ago and had a Mat Ortho Re Cerf Ceramic /Ceramic left hip resurface procedure -it was a unknown entity -but my own research and consultation with the very accommodating Koen (backed by Mat Ortho communications ref Re Cerf) -gave me the … Read the rest
Blaine’s first squat lifting 95 pounds
Started to have hip pain about 4 years ago progressing to a point that I was in constant pain, limping and limited function. Went to see a number of orthopedic surgeons who specialized in hip arthroscopy but unfortunately the diagnosis was the same …. Advanced arthritis requiring a new hip. A friend who is an a orthopedic surgeon ( Dr. Michael Groover) advised me to consider a Birmingham hip … Read the rest
Thomas Gross MD 7/10/2021
Dr. Gross discusses the new ceramic on ceramic hip resurfacing devices and compares them to metal on metal hip resurfacing devises. His summary conclusion:
“I am also involved in CoC HRA development. If these become available in the US I will be involved in early trials. Avoiding the whole tiresome discussion of allergy/toxicity/metallosis would be nice. But if I needed surgery, I would personally choose the proven uncemented MoM HRA which … Read the rest
Hello! My name is Brian Bruns, I’m a 29 year old professional kickboxer out of Riverside California and I’m a recipient of bilateral hip resurfacing. I wanted to write this out to discuss my experience with the surgery and help anyone else who is thinking about the surgery for themselves who have a similar story to mine. When I was researching the surgery there were a few older videos talking about it but none of … Read the rest
Young women who desire a more functional hip replacement were recently dealt a large blow when the smaller sizes of the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) device were withdrawn from the market by Smith Nephew Richards because the 10-year revision rate for women was higher than for men in most large registry analyses. (The major national registries are Australia, Combined Scandinavia, and Great Britain).
Joint implant registries estimate an overall failure rate for different implants when
Dr. Gross presents real surgery videos of preparing and placing the uncemented femoral head during a hip resurfacing surgery using the Biomet Cementless Device
Dr. Gross discusses the advantages of uncemented hip resurfacing 2012
Dr. Gross discusses the advantages of uncemented hip resurfacing. He discusses the outcome of over 2000 uncemented hip resurfacing cases he has personally performed. Long term data up to 5 years is discussed.
Dr. Gross discusses choosing a hip resurfacing surgeon 2012
Dr. Gross discusses the importance of choosing an experienced hip resurfacing surgeon for perspective patients.. He explains why the expienced surgeons have better
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Peter Brooks MD, FRCS(C) –
BHR trained McMinn 2006, Treacy 2007
4300 Hip Resurfacings to Date ***
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
216-444-4284 (toll free 800-223-2273)
Cleveland Clinic Website
Dr. Brooks discusses hip
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Jeffrey C. Davis, MD – Trained 2007 with Dr. Raterman
250 Hip Resurfacings to date***
Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center
805 St. Vincent’s Drive, Suite 100
Birmingham AL 35205
Phone 205) 939-3699
Jeffery C. Davis MD Website
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Scott Ball, MD –Trained with Amstutz … Read the rest
James B. Rector, MD – BHR Trained Calgary June 2006
1,025 Hip Resurfacings to date ***
933 Alpine Avenue
A small number of surgeons are using Ceramic on Ceramic Hip Resurfacing Devices. Most are using the ReCerf ceramic on ceramic device and Professor Cobb is using the H1.
This is a listing the the surgeons I know are currently using ceramic on ceramic devices
ReCerf Ceramic on Ceramic Hip Resurfacing Surgeons
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Dr. Koen De Smet
5600 MOM Hip Resurfacings to date ***
70 COC Hip Resurfacings to date***
Joe’s Original Story https://surfacehippy.info/joe-s-bilateral-hip-resurfacing-with-dr-gross-2016/
December 18, 2020