December 19, 2010 I’m 6 days post-op, RBHR, with Dr. Robert Gilbert in San Francisco. The surgery apparently went really well — Dr. G said my 45/50 BHR was a totally perfect X-ray in terms of optimal positioning — which I was VERY glad about because I’m female and was worried about the metal wear problems from problemmatic placements.
Dr. Gilbert isn’t listed among the expert resurfacing docs, but he is one…. When I first saw him, he’d done 280 BHRs, and has been doing so many that now he’s surely over 300. He said he’d had two failures (both fractures, I think) and they revised to THR with keeping the acetabular cup from the resurfacing. He’s known at California Pacific Medical Center as a … Read the rest