Published on Dec 17, 2017 – BHR The Past and the Future of Hip Resurfacing
Dr Edwin Su takes a look at the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) System’s 20 year history and outcome data from implant survival rates to opportunities for patients. In his closing slide Dr Su states that hip resurfacing can have advantages of THR including bone preservation, greater stability and a high activity level. He also says that hip resurfacing is alive and well for selected patients. There may only be a few surgeons performing hip resurfacing, but those who have experience with it are still strong … Read the rest
…At the beginning of 2014, I underwent the hip resurfacing surgery. True to Dr. Su’s words, I returned to fencing a year after the surgery. Remarkably, a year and a half after my surgery, I won two medals at the 2015 World Championship: bronze in the individual and silver in the team competition. In 2016 I won the Russian National Championship, and the team gold at the European Championships. My highlight of 2016 was my qualification for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio for both the individual and team competitions. I placed 9th in the … Read the rest
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…The former NBA star underwent a resurfacing of his right hip on Dec. 21 at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, an injury he attributed to the “55,000 minutes” he played in a storied 19-year career.
“I feel great,” Kidd said. “Everything went well with the surgery. I’ve been around the team of late, for the shootaround and also for the game with San Antonio.
February 14, 2009
I am 16 days post op. I am a 54 y.o. male and had a bi lat hip resurfacing by Dr. Su at the Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC. My staples were removed 7 days post op. I still have steri strips but all other bandages have been removed. There is no noticeable drainage. I began a 3 hr per day outpatient rehab program at Bryn Mawr Rehab beginning 7 days post op. I attended for 6 days. I am now going to rehab 1hr. per day 3 days per week.
At rehab I am doing … Read the rest
Jeff Wiegand and his daughter Rebecca, with dog Lulu, in the Adirondacks on Giant Mountain (via Rocky Peak Ridge). Distance to summit 8 miles, total ascent 5300 feet. Jeff’s left hip was resurfaced on Sept. 26, 2006 by Dr. Su at the Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC.… Read the rest
I am 55 years old and reside in Douglas, Alaska. I recently had a Left Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Device (LBHR) installed by Dr. Su at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City on 9/29/08. At ten weeks post-op, I am doing great. I ride the exercise bicycle and elliptical machine for 20 minutes each daily for a total of 40 minutes aerobic training. I do stretches twice daily and leg strengthening exercises with cybex and nautilus machines every other day. I walk outdoors for about 1 ½ miles daily during the work week. My leg length discrepancy … Read the rest
I am Walter Bussart from Nashville, Tn. I had bilateral HR by Dr. Su on Sept 19,2008.
I am 66 years old. Hospital for 5 days and flew home. Crutches for 4 weeks and started driving before 5 weeks. I am very pleased with my progress now after 7 weeks.
I am back to working-out but limit the weights to 30 lbs while standing. There were some difficult times, particularly sleeping.
The arthritis pain is gone and I am happy with the results. I would recommend HR to others and, if you have problems with both, I recommend doing it … Read the rest