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Hip Resurfacing News features up to date news about hip resurfacing, FDA approved devices, personal hip stories, experienced surgeons, medical studies, video interviews and press releases. Hip Resurfacing came of age in the United States when the FDA approved the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Device in May 2006. Since then the FDA has approved the Cormet Hip Resurfacing Device and the Wright C+...
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Surface Hippy Guide to Hip Resurfacing features articles about hip resurfacing, surgeons, personal stories, discussion group and videos. The Surface Hippy Website was conceived and designed by Patricia Walter. Patricia had her hip resurfaced in March 2006 with Dr. De Smet of Belgium. She felt there was a need for a website to help people learn about hip resurfacing. She knew first hand that it...
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Hip Resurfacing, an Alternative to Total Hip Replacement. Returning Patients to an ACTIVE Life. Created by Hip Resurfacing patients to collect and share: a comprehensive knowledge base on Hip Resurfacing; scientific and anecdotal statistics; and personal stories to help people return to happy and...
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World travel to ARCH for hip surgery. Hip Resurfacing Surgery has revolutionized hip arthroplasty especially for younger and active patients. Unlike conventional Total Hip Replacement(THR) the hip resurfacing procedure conserves the bone in the hip.This would be crucial in younger patients and no...
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This Surface Hippy / Hip Resurfacing Site was created by a Surface Hippy (a fellow patient) and is here for the global community of Surface Hippies (Hip Resurfacing patients and those looking into hip surgery) or Alternatives to Total Hip Replacement to collect and share: a comprehensive...
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Unfortunately, the Hip Resurfacing operation has not been widely adopted, with many surgeons not even advising their patients that Hip Resurfacing is an option. Part of this has been the adverse publicity associated with metal on metal hip joints due to the recall of the DePuy ASR device and the need for extremely skilled surgeons since this procedure is a lot more difficult than a total hip...
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Hip resurfacing is a new alternative approach to hip replacements that has the potential advantage of allowing young patients to get back to their active lifestyle. The resurfaced hip uses a large metal-on-metal bearing surface which may prove to be more durable than traditional hip replacements that use metal and plastic. The large head size also reduces the risk of dislocation and more...
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Hip resurfacing specialist in Westchester and Dutchess Counties in NY. Need a hip replacement? You may qualify for a resurfacing! All major insurances accepted. The procedure is very bone conserving as the head of the femur is retained. Instead of removing the head completely, it is shaped to accept an anatomically sized metal sphere. There is no large stem to go down the central part of the...
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Total hip replacement surgery and alternatives, such as hip resurfacing are presented. Our members have contributed fact sheets on the most experienced hip resufacing surgeons across the United States and around the world. Surfacehippy is the original and largest discussion group for hip resurfacing patients -- founded in March, 2000. Surfacehippy is a resource for patients to share their...
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Surface Hippy is a patient guide to Hip Resurfacing. I lead the nation in hip resurfacing. I began performing metal-on-metal total hip resurfacing arthroplasty (HRA) in 1999. With the retirement of Dr. Harlan Amstutz, I now have the longest track record of performing this operation in the United states. I have performed over 3500 HRA, which is the fourth largest series in the world. In the rare...
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The actual BHR Hip was accredited for use in america by the FDA in 2005, but may be implanted all over the world more than One hundred twenty-five thousand times since The mid-nineties. Surgeons that offer this particular implant to patients already went through specialized instruction. The benefits to patients with the BHR Hip technique as well as implant are usually significant. Your...
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Bob Cranny I had my right BHR in September 2008 and my left BHR one year later. I couldn't be more pleased with my complete recovery. Just before my second surgery I was able to road bike 100 miles over a 10,000+ ft. pass in one day with a group of friends, all of whom were quite a bit younger. Now with my second hip I am able to compete on the tennis court with opponents of national ranking...
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Located in Columbia, South Carolina, Dr. Thomas P. Gross provides cutting-edge treatments such as minimally invasive resurfacing to patients with hip and knee pain. If you are interested in determining if you are a candidate for surgery, please mail your completed new patient forms to the office and include a digital x-ray. Dr. Gross will call you back to discuss your options. Download New...
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James W. Pritchett, MD is committed to excellence by pledging to provide the highest quality of orthopedic care possible. Along with the treatment of immediate or chronic problems, Dr. Pritchett strives to integrate the doctrine of prevention in all his treatment plans as a way to alleviate possible future difficulties. James W. Pritchett, MD is pleased to have you as a patient. If you have any...
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The goal of the Florida Medical Clinic’s Orthopaedic Division is to provide the highest level of orthopaedic care and technology, while maintaining the patient’s personal and individual needs. Stephen Raterman, M.D., is an Orthopaedic Surgeon that primarily focuses on the Hip, Knee and Shoulder. As the official team physicians to the Tampa Bay Lightning, and team physicians for many local...
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Dr.A.K.Venkatachalam is a skilled joint replacement surgeon for Total Hip Replacement Surgery in Chennai,India. He is proficient in primary and revision Hip replacement in Chennai, India. Total hip replacement is an operation with a high success rate in my hands. I have performed hip replacement and resurfacing in several difficult cases like dysplasia, neglected fractures, protrusio, re...
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Total hip replacement surgery is advised in patients for whom the hip joint has been so severely damaged by osteoarthritis, that it is no longer possible to preserve the natural joint through hip resurfacing. In this case, both the femoral head and the socket of the hip joint are replaced by metal and polyethylene components designed to restore pain free mobility. At the Gelenk Klinik our hip...
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