Excellent animation of the complete THR surgery via Anterior Approach
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) UK has called for longer-term monitoring of all patients fitted with metal-on-metal hip implants, as a precautionary measure, in an update to its original guidance issued in 2012.
“MHRA, in colsultation with its independent Metal-on-Metal Expert Advisory Group (MoM EAG), has continued to monitor the performance of MoM hip joint articulations for the occurrence of soft tissue … Read the Rest
NewswireToday – /newswire/ – New York, NY, United States, 2017/06/28 – Persistence Market Research (PMR), in its report, estimates global hip replacement market to reach 4.1% CAGR during 2016-2024. The report also focuses on key trends and factors driving the growth of hip replacement market.
Hip bone infection, the rising problem of arthritis, hip fractures, manufacturers extending product line, clinicians concerned about patient safety, rising innovation and new hip implants including 3D printing technology … Read the Rest
New guidelines have been released regarding the perioperative management of anti-rheumatic medication in patients undergoing total hip or knee replacement.
The guidelines, published in Arthritis Care & Research, aim to reduce the risk of joint infection post-surgery, according to the authors.
“Patients with rheumatic diseases who have joint replacement surgery are at increased risk for joint infection, a potentially devastating complication,”…
…The primary recommendations included: non-biologic DMARDs can be continued throughout … Read the Rest
The Orthopedic News Network estimated that about 460,000 people had hip replacements in 2010, and approximately 56,000 of those were revisions. Because hip replacements are on the rise in people under 60 (reports the Huffington Post and BBC News in 2016) doctors predict more hip revision surgeries.
Data from the Orthopedic Registry in both Australia and the United Kingdom indicate that only five percent of patients who receive total hip replacements … Read the Rest
New hip replacement implant system builds on ConforMIS’s customized knee replacement technology and positions Company to expand in global orthopedics market
Billerica, Mass. – June 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – ConforMIS, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFMS), a medical technology company that offers knee replacement implants customized to fit each patient’s unique anatomy, today announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance of the Company’s primary iTotal Hip replacement system.
A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/a2f06ce1-6e8f-4f5e-b521-0a2f9b95aef4
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Kim had a hip replacement with Dr. Hedley to correct a birth defect. Find out what she has to say about Dr. Hedley, his team, and her experience as a patient.
“They are all knowledgable, organized, compassionate, smart, funny… they’re everything you want to be. They take such good care of you. I can not TELL you how they take such good … Read the Rest
Published on Jul 17, 2015 Dr. Hedley of Hedley Orthopaedic Institute talks about the direct anterior approach versus the direct posterior approach to hip replacement.
“I think I can honestly say that I have done every approach to the hip there is, and I’ve settled on the approach that I use for–what I consider–a number of very good reasons,” says Dr. Hedley, founder of Hedley Orthopaedic Institute (Phoenix, Mesa and Tempe, AZ). http://www.hedleyortho.com/hedley/
“I’ve now … Read the Rest
“It is possible that more focus on hip abductor strengthening will improve function in women, but may not be as critical in men. More studies are needed to establish cause and effect before we can make clinical recommendations.” – See more at: Read Full Study Here“
November 12, 2016 – Men and Women Show Sex-Specific Improvements after Hip Replacement, May Benefit from Unique Rehab Approaches
WASHINGTON – Outcomes such as pain, function, range of … Read the Rest
…Broome, who’s done the anterior procedure nearly 1,500 times, says it allows for a smaller incision, about 4 inches long. “Traditionally, there’s a big incision, maybe 6 inches to a foot long, on the side of the hip with the posterior method,” Broome adds. “And when you open the skin, the glutes are in the way, and we need to split them apart to reach the socket.”
While healing, some posterior-method … Read the Rest