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Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Surgery - Patients Guide

10 December 2008 - The anesthetist will be seeing youthe day prior to the surgery, or earlier if required. Usually a generalanesthetic is preferred for BHR due a variety of technical reasons. After the Hip Surgery, the patientwill be in the recovery room for about 3 hours after which he will be shifted tothe wards.  More


Who Needs Hip Resurfacing?

20 December 2008 - The outstanding problem in conventional Hip Replacement is the young active patient with an arthritic hip. The problem is worse if the patient is male (higher loosening rates with THR), has an active job and wishes to play sport or engage in physical activity to keep himself healthy.  More


Apollo Hospitals Chennai, India

15 December 2008 - Apollo Hospitals, Chennai was the first hospital to be established by the Apollo Group in 1983. Today it is one of the most respected hospitals in the world, specialising in cutting-edge medical procedures. It has over 60 departments spearheaded by award-winning doctors who are skillfully supported by dedicated patient-care personnel. Click here for a video of Apollo Specialty Hospital in Chennai, India.  More


Hip Resurfacing Surgery Abroad

20 January 2009 - About Hip Resurfacing Surgery in India and Belgium-The following is provided to you by WorldMed Assist, Medical Tourism experts, and contains general information that may not apply to you. You should consult with your physician about your specific situation.  More


What is Oxinium Knee?

30 December 2008 - OXINIUM Oxidized Zirconium is a metal alloy consisting of 97.5% zirconium and 2.5% niobium, two of the most biocompatible metals known to man. Oxinium is formed by bringing changes to zirconium alloy metal when it is shaped into its final form. The implant is put through a process involving extreme heat and oxygenation that allows oxygen to absorb into the zirconium metal.  More


Who Needs Hip Resurfacing?

10 June 2009 - The outstanding problem in conventional Hip Replacement is the young active patient with an arthritic hip. The problem is worse if the patient is male (higher loosening rates with THR), has an active job and wishes to play sport or engage in physical activity to keep himself healthy.  More


Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Surgery - Patients Guide

15 June 2009 - The anesthetist will be seeing youthe day prior to the surgery, or earlier if required. Usually a generalanesthetic is preferred for BHR due a variety of technical reasons. After the Hip Surgery, the patientwill be in the recovery room for about 3 hours after which he will be shifted tothe wards.  More


Apollo Hospitals Chennai, India

20 May 2009 - Apollo Hospitals, Chennai was the first hospital to be established by the Apollo Group in 1983. Today it is one of the most respected hospitals in the world, specialising in cutting-edge medical procedures. It has over 60 departments spearheaded by award-winning doctors who are skillfully supported by dedicated patient-care personnel. Click here for a video of Apollo Specialty Hospital in Chennai, India.  More


What is Hip Resurfacing Surgery?

30 December 2008 - Hip Resurfacing is a type of hip replacement which replaces the two surfaces of the hip joint. 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 femur and the surface of the acetabulum (the socket) is also replaced with a metal implant, which is press fit directly into the bone.  More


Smith & Nephew receives FDA 510k clearance for a 30 - years knee

22 April 2010 - New wear simulator data shows Smith & Nephew’s exclusive VERILAST™ technology reduces leading cause of knee implant failure by 81 percent over 30 - years span Memphis, Tenn. (April 22, 2010) – As evidence of its drive to return knee pain sufferers to a lifetime of physical activity.  More


Oxinium ( ceramic) Knee Landmark breakthrough in Knee replacement

28 July 2010 - Ceramic coated knee ( OxiniumTM) is a revolutionary new alloy that provides improved wear characteristics in knee replacement and could last twice as long as standard devices A breakthrough in knee replacement technology from orthopaedic specialists, Smith & Nephew, means that millions of people who suffer with arthritis in India & elsewhere can now benefit from the new Ceramic coated knee, which could last their lifetime due to its superior strength, high wear resistance and endurance. It also means that younger patients who have suffered severe pain and immobility while waiting years to be offered a knee replacement, may no longer have to.  More