Well it’s 2 weeks today since my operation with Mr. McMinn and everything’s going great.
That constant screaming pain in my right hip which had become part of my life for the last 15 years has now gone and my life already feels amazingly different. I’ve been told by various consultants over the last 10 years, due to my condition and age I am not a likely candidate for this type of surgery. The general response to my request for resurfacing was to put up with the pain until I’m old enough to have a THR. I had at this stage pretty much given up hope, but continued to do research on websites like this one. After being put in touch Mr. De Smet by
The Birmingham Mid Head Resection prosthesis is a recently developed hip prosthesis for patients who are keen on having metal on metal hip resurfacing but do not have enough bone stock in their femoral head to accept a resurfacing implant. The BMHR, by its resection level is suitable for these patients thereby opening an avenue for these patients to benefit from the resurfacing technology. Asian regional center for hip resurfacing is the only center in Asia where currently BMHR surgeries are being performed. Dr. Vijay C. Bose of ARCH is one of the very few surgeons in the world to perform this surgery.