Smith & Nephew BHR Brimingham Hip Resurfacing


Author Topic: NEW IMPLANT !!!  (Read 865 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.


  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 11
« on: November 20, 2017, 07:52:30 PM »
Does anyone have an insight into the new H-1 ceramic on ceramic hip resurfacing implant that is currently in trial in England by Professor Cobb (MSK Lab)?  It sounds interesting as there is no cobalt/chromium bearing surface, but of course ceramics have their own issues such as squeaking and being brittle. Also note that the implant does not use any cement on the femoral side.  Thanks.


  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 106
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2017, 09:41:28 PM »
Hi tommyhip, we have a recent member called fastboy64 who has received one of the first to be fitted by Professor Cobb, check out his posts. Also, I think Professor Cobb has become a user on this site recently so he might pick up your query personally. It sounds good to me, I'm just sorry to have missed out (ceramic THR fitted in May). New ceramic is not so brittle...
Age 67, LBHR 48mm head 18th Nov 2014 and RTHR 36mm head Zimmer ceramic/ceramic by Mr Christopher Kershaw, Spire hospital, Leicester UK

Pat Walter

  • Patricia Walter
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3606
  • Owner/Webmaster of Surface Hippy
    • Surface Hippy
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2017, 01:32:49 PM »
The New H1 Ceramic Implant is only being used in trials with UK patients.  The trails will go on for a long time before it will be approved for use else where.  So it is not something that will be available any time soon.  I hope the trials go well because we need more devices that allow women to have hip resurfacings.

Webmaster/Owner of Surface Hippy
3/15/06 LBHR De Smet


Mission Statement
Surface Hippy presents information about hip resurfacing. It does not provide medical advice.
It is designed to support, not to replace, the relationship between patient and clinician.
Advertising - Revenue from this site is derived from commercial advertising and individual donations. Any advertisement is distinguished by the word "advertisement"
Privacy - Surface Hippy does not share email addresses or personal information with any group or organization.
Content - Surface Hippy is not controlled or influenced by any medical companies, doctors or hospitals.
All content is controlled by Patricia Walter - Joint Health Sites LLC 2005 - 2018 Web design by Patricia Walter.

Hip TalkModeration


The Hip Talk Discussion Group or forum is moderated on a Daily basis by Patricia Walter.

The moderator and forum members are not regarded as health professionals.


The information provided on this forum is designed to support, not replace, the direct relationship between patients and health professionals.


We remind you that this forum is public and any message can be read, used, reproduced and cited by all.
You do have the option to delete your messages. However, under exceptional circumstances, you can contact the moderator to do so. Thus, please take care regarding the information that you post.


The moderator and members should conduct themselves at all times with respect and honesty.

By using our forums, you agree to post information that is true and correct to the best of your knowledge and is of your personal experience. If the information you post is not personal experience, we request you to provide sources (references, links, etc..) whenever it is relevant and possible.

You are not allowed to post advertisements, whether in the form of text links or banners, for example.

Please keep your comments positive and polite. If you have a disagreement with another forum member, moderator or the site owner; please use the the private message feature of this forum or email the member. We try to avoid emotional conflicts on the discussion group and we will do so by removing posts and banning those that cause problems.

The moderator reserves the right to delete any messages deemed inappropriate without notifying the author. In cases of abuse, the moderator reserve the right to ban a member of the forum. In both instances, an explanation will be provided if user requests.


Donate via Pay Pal

Paid Advertisements

Powered by EzPortal