Read Complete Article Here January 14, 2019
Orthopedic Product News interview Derek McMinn and Ronan Treacy of the UK about the current state and future state of hip resurfacing and devices.
… Ronan Treacy: so Catherine kindly demonstrated the results for the BHR. She looked at the results for patients <=50 years of age with a diagnosis of osteoarthritis, the number of BHR’s in her data set was 4,056 implants. When she looked at the male and female results in isolation, she reported 3,187 male patients with a Kaplan–Meier survivorship of 96.2 per cent to 20.1 years. In female patients the numbers were lower, at 869 implants who demonstrated an 86.8 per cent Kaplan–Meier survivorship at 19.5 years. We remain encouraged by the performance of … Read the rest