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Derek McMinn talks about the Birmingham Mid Head Resection prosthesis and its applied use in patients with Avascular Necrosis.
For patients with osteonecrosis involving a larger volume of the femoral head, an uncemented short-stemmed prosthesis, the Birmingham Mid Head Resection, BMHR, (MMT Ltd, Birmingham, United Kingdom, now Smith and Nephew Orthopaedics Ltd, Bromsgrove, United Kingdom) was developed.
Mr. McMinn has implanted about 40 BMHRs to date March 2008.
Illustration showing the three types of prostheses implanted in patients with femoral head avascular necrosis