The following is a detailed diary of my recent BHR hip resurfacing with Dr. Stephan Raterman in Tampa FL. I recorded my progress from surgery day to 16 days post op. I am a 45 year old man and received a right BHR after suffering from OA in my right hip for 7 years.
10/21/2008 Surgery Day – Into surgery at 0700, awake in post-op at 1100. Experiencing bad shakes and chills coming out of the anaesthesia. Nurses cover me with multiple blankets. Moved to room about 1200, still shaking. See family until about 1400. Doing good, but heavily sedated. … Read the rest