Hip Resurfacing News features up to date news about hip resurfacing, FDA approved devices, personal hip stories, experienced surgeons, medical studies, video interviews and press releases. Hip Resurfacing came of age in the United States when the FDA approved the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Device in May 2006. Orthopedic surgeons have been performing hip resurfacing surgeries since 1997 overseas. Hip Resurfacing is an alternative to total hip replacement.… Read the rest
October 2018 – Metal on metal hip resurfacing (MoM-HR) is an alternative to total hip arthroplasty in young and active patients. The purpose was to determine the survivorship of MoM-HR procedures performed in patients aged 45 years and younger assessing patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) at minimum 5-year follow-up…
…All 217 patients equal to or younger than 45 years of age at the time of surgical intervention presenting to our center with MoM-HR between May 2002 and May 2011 were prospectively followed…
…he overall survivorship excluding septic failures was 94.6% and 93.8% at 5 and 10 years, respectively…… Read the rest
UPDATE April 7, 2018
I’ve not been on the site for a while as I had my hip resurfacing in Birmingham (UK) in 2014 with Mr. Treacy and haven’t had a problem since. I’ve returned quickly to endurance cycling, yoga, walking and all activities. i have slight restrictions in yoga but hardly noticeable.
September 13, 2012
Just had my second day of physio after resurfacing in Birmingham with Mr Treacy 48 hours ago. I discussed swelling with physio and she echoed the comment from above that it can come and go and is usually an indication from the … Read the rest
January 12, 2014
I am just overwhelmed and whining some. I stopped taking the pain meds yesterday ( day 5) as they were making me nauseous and the only time I was feeling pain was when standing and sitting. I switched to Tylenol x-tra strength every 5 hours and that is helping.
January 20, 2014
September 13, 2018 – I’m happy to report that I LOVE my new hip. I had follow-up xrays which shoed everything looking good, and my non-op hip in perfect shape, as well.
Last year I decided to try racing (I’ve been rowing for 9 years, but not racing, and the pain was unbearable by the end). I’m happy to report that at the end of this month I am going to FISA Worlds in Florida to race SIX times in three days. Kind of crazy.
I still have trouble with my glute medius, which has … Read the rest
Talking With Docs Published on July 24, 2018 – Dr. Paul Zalzal and Dr. Brad Weening discuss different surgical approaches to hip replacement surgery. There has been a lot of interest in the anterior hip approach recently. This video compares anterior approach to lateral and posterior approaches.
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March 4, 2018
I first met Dr Chris Whately more that 1 year ago. He directly mentioned that I could be a good candidate for Hip Resurfacing. He is from Canada. He took a lot of time to explain everything.
I’ve seen him last week and he explained that he is comfortable with both technics : total hip replacement or hip resurfacing. For my case, he said that I am a good candidate for hip resurfacing : male, young and in good shape.
I can’t remember the name of the device he uses (not BHR), but this is the … Read the rest