Posted April 26th, 2007 by Matt in Hip
In recent years, resurfacing arthroplasty for the hip has become possible. Hip resurfacing arthroplasty is a type of hip replacement that replaces the arthritic surface of the joint but removes far less bone than the traditional total hip replacement.
The advantage of hip resurfacing is that by removing less bone it is possible to do a total hip replacement (THR) later. But surgeons are wondering if this type of revision is really possible? How often does it happen? There haven’t been any studies on this … Read the rest