|FDA Approved in USUpdated 11/9/09|
The BHR, Birmingham Hip Resurfacing, offers younger, active patients more ROM, no restrictions of activities and almost no possiblity of dislocations as many of the older THR hip devices.
Derek McMinn and Ronan Treacy at the Royal Orthopaedic & Nuffield Hospitals, Birmingham, UK, have more than 9 years experience with metal on metal hip resurfacing devices. Hip Resurfacing offers a patient a bone conserving operation since the femur head does not have to be removed, just reshaped to accept the cap of the BHR. Should a revision be required at some time in the future, there is still an intact healthy femur allowing for a ‘primary’ hip without the normal complications associated with revision.
Hip resurfacing has been shown
Jeff Feck’s Right BHR Hip Resurfacing with Dr. Rogerson 2009
(R BHR 11/5/09)
Dr. Rogerson and Team-
Wow! That’s the first thing that comes to mind when I think about my BHR resurfacing. I’m nearing 38 years old and the 2 year mark on my surgery. Yet I feel like I’m much younger again and never had surgery at all. I’m sure there are a lot of people doing some amazing things on this hip, but sometimes I wonder if I could be an example case for what the BHR procedure can do for a person and what the hip materials can withstand.
I’ll sum things up to give a picture of just how good I feel and the many miles of hard activity that … Read the rest