Smith & Nephew Announcement about THR femur
component for BHR revisions 9/2012
Why was there a modification to the indications for use
for the BIRMINGHAM HIP Modular Head?
We have modified the indications for use of the BIRMINGHAM HIP
Modular Head after a careful review of available data and the
decreased utilization of this component by customers in all markets
where it has been sold.
Available data sources show that from 2003 to 2009, the
BIRMINGHAM HIP Modular Head performed within the statistically
acceptable range set forth by the UK’s National Institute for Health
and Clinical Excellence (NICE) benchmark … Read the rest