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How Old Were You When You Had Your Hip Resurfaced?

12-19 years old
1 (0.2%)
20 - 29 years old
11 (2.3%)
30 - 39 years old
56 (11.9%)
40 - 49 years old
186 (39.4%)
50 - 59 years old
170 (36%)
60 - 69 years old
46 (9.7%)
70 - 79 years old
2 (0.4%)

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Lopsided

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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #20 on: May 23, 2011, 01:04:40 AM »
51 years, uncemented Conserve+, May 12-2011
Conserve+ cemented, May 12-2011, Pr Migaud, CHu Lille


Nekko, did you get cemented or uncemented?



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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #21 on: May 23, 2011, 06:14:24 AM »
Oooops, Pat. It is a cemented one. No doubt.
Thanks to make the correction in the poll.
Conserve+ cemented, May 12-2011, Pr Migaud, CHu Lille

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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #22 on: May 23, 2011, 07:28:50 PM »
I am 37 year old female that had a bhr cemented installed on 5-11-11.
L-BHR 5-11-2011 Dr Rector
R-HR 9-11-2015 Dr Gross

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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #23 on: May 23, 2011, 09:18:49 PM »
I was 55 at the time of my two BHRs.  I'm older now.


But feeling younger...
« Last Edit: May 23, 2011, 09:19:48 PM by FlbrkMike »
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56 years old
LBHR 2/11/11
RBHR 3/11/11

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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #24 on: May 24, 2011, 02:39:46 AM »
55 years old at the time of my surgeries in January, 2011. I feel much younger now!   :)
Steve, Dr. Gross bilateral, uncemented Biomet, January 10 & 12, 2011, Columbia S.C.

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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #25 on: July 20, 2011, 10:37:36 PM »
32 years old at time of surgeries -- Much better now!!
32 M
BHR Right 6-10-2011 / BHR Left 7-11-2011

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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #26 on: July 21, 2011, 11:55:27 AM »
Left BHR 11/11/10, age 48 at time of surgery.

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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #27 on: August 05, 2011, 04:59:24 AM »
Six days after my 50th birthday.
LBHR, Dr. Pritchett, 8/1/2011
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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #28 on: August 24, 2011, 03:03:55 PM »
58 years old at surgery, right hip, Stryker Cormet.  Jan 2009, Dr. Snyder.

It's taken over 2 years for my legs to both feel the same length.
The hip is quite good, and flexibility is still improving.

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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #29 on: September 24, 2011, 03:38:48 PM »
I had bilateral resurfacing in December 2010, when I was 38. 

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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #30 on: September 25, 2011, 06:19:12 PM »
I had my right hip resurfaced on Aug. 30, 2011 at age 59. I'm three weeks into it and doing ok. Dr. Pritchett used a hybrid mix of a Stryker X3 acetabular component with a BHR femoral component.

Luanna
RHR 8/30/2011 - Dr. Pritchett - Stryker Trident Shell /X3 Poly liner acetabular cup. BHR head.

Lopsided

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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #31 on: September 26, 2011, 12:35:28 AM »
Dr. Pritchett used a hybrid mix of a Stryker X3 acetabular component with a BHR femoral component.

Luanna, you got a resurfacing with two components from different manufacturers and using different materials! Can you tell us more information about what you got and why your surgeon chose this mix?

Thank you.

D.



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Luanna

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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #32 on: September 26, 2011, 01:18:30 AM »
Hi lopsided,
Sure. Dr. Pritchett uses metal on metal for males and larger females and for small females he uses a polyethelene acetabular component and a metal femoral component. He also mentioned that he will be conducting a study on this combination and publishing results in the future. Mr. McMinn has installed (not sure if that is correct word) 20 of these to date and I believe they will be sharing data on results.

In his own words from one of his studies: "Polyethylene should be reconsidered for resurfacing because of the superior wear characteristics of
cross-linked polyethylene. Also, newer cobaltchromium prostheses have reduced roughness. It will take many years to confirm the wisdom of this
approach. When polyethylene wear occurs, it is anticipated that revision to another polyethylene bearing without disturbing the well-fixed metal
shell will be possible. Women need not be denied hip resurfacing surgery." 

Luanna
RHR 8/30/2011 - Dr. Pritchett - Stryker Trident Shell /X3 Poly liner acetabular cup. BHR head.

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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #33 on: September 26, 2011, 02:53:28 AM »
Excellent information Luanna.  Thanks for sharing.

I love how these top surgeons continue to search for better ways to do it.  And to be able to offer hip resurfacing to a wider population of patients.

Dan 
LBHR, Dr. Pritchett, 8/1/2011
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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #34 on: September 27, 2011, 04:51:46 AM »
LBHR and RBHR at 42, separated by about 6 months.

BTW - Pritchett mentioned a study he's working on with polyurethane on ceramic (in the lab).  Not sure if and when he'll have any results from that, but he thought those two materials were promising. 
LBHR 2/22/11, RBHR 8/23/11 - Pritchett.

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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #35 on: October 13, 2011, 09:01:42 PM »
LBHR Mar 3 2010 - 49. Almost two years and the darn thing can take a beating; love it.

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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #36 on: November 05, 2011, 10:43:41 PM »
Hi all,
I was 43 for the first resurfacing and 44 for the second, first was successful but the second is none too good.

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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #37 on: November 05, 2011, 11:04:32 PM »
50 degenerative years old
51 yr, RHBiomet, Dr. Gross, 9/30/11
happy, hopeful, hip-full

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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #38 on: November 05, 2011, 11:41:30 PM »
Greetings!

Had recently completed my 55th revolution around the Sun when I had a BHR installed on my right side in San Francisco about two weeks ago!

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Re: Poll - Age at Time of Hip Resurfacing
« Reply #39 on: February 18, 2012, 04:31:42 PM »
46 yrs young.
Left BHR 1/9/12 Dr. Schmitt

 

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