Everything was even better than I expected.
On 20 November 2007 I received a superb hip replacement, using the latest
prosthesis design, from Dr Frank de Gendt at St Rembert’s Hospital in Torhout. I
had no problems whatsoever.
St Rembert’s is the cleanest hospital that I have ever seen. The first-class
two-patient room that housed me, and the attentive and good humoured nurses and
other staff are among the best that I have ever encountered in my 33-year
practice of sports medicine, involving patients in many hospitals around the
world. The skill of the surgeons at St Rembert’s is world-class, and their
knowledge of hip replacement appears more advanced than what I have seen in many
larger hospitals in the United States and Canada. As a medical professional, I
noted that their operating theaters and other equipment facilities employed the
The total absence of infections, such as MRSA, …