Note by Patricia Walter: This information is only for hip resurfacing in Australia. Many experienced hip resurfacing surgeons have personal series of HR which are more positive than the results below.
Summary of 2016 AOANJIRR Report by Patricia Walter
PRIMARY TOTAL RESURFACING HIP REPLACEMENT
The Registry has recorded 8,895 total resurfacing hip replacement procedures in patients less than 55 years of age. In this age group, the use of primary total hip resurfacing as a proportion of primary total hip procedures, has declined from a peak of 30.2% in 2004 to 4.3% in 2015. … Read the rest