Articles About Anterior Approach to Total Hip Replacement
Dr Dr. Erik N. Zeegen Explains Minimally Invasive Anterior Approach
According to hip replacement specialist Erik N. Zeegen, M.D., the number of total hip replacements performed on younger people is increasing. The development of longer lasting prostheses and advances in surgical techniques are driving younger people to avoid postponing the procedure.
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Drs. Bernardo Ferrari, Jeffrey Kliman, John Parker, James Page and Rodney Wong video discusses anterior approach Updated 11/7/2012
El Camino Hospital Mountain View
2500 Grant Road
Mountain View, CA 94040
650-940-7000 Drs. Bernardo Ferrari, Jeffrey Kliman, John Parker, James Page and Rodney Wong cover the specific reasons why you should look into this approach to hip replacement surgery.800 anterior approach surgeries since 2005
Anterior Approach for Hip Replacements Offers Fast Recovery, No Restrictions after Surgery by Dr. Ketterer at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center
SVMC Surgeons Take New Approach to Hip ReplacementUpdated 10/19/2012SVMC Surgeons Take New Approach to Hip Replacement
BENNINGTON – A new surgical method for total hip replacement gets patients at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) back on their feet faster and with less pain than more common methods, which can require four to six months of recovery with significant pain. Called the “anterior approach,” the new technique replaces the hip through a small incision on the front of the body.…
Anterior Approach for Hip Replacements Offers Fast Recovery, No Restrictions after Surgery by Dr. Matta
Anterior approach hip replacements growing in adoption, according to Santa Cruz Orthopaedic InstituteUpdated 10/19/2012Anterior approach hip replacements growing in adoption, according to Santa Cruz Orthopaedic Institute
http://www.santacruzortho.com/component/content/article/12-news-a-event/334-Anterior%20approach%20hip%20replacements%20growing%20in%20adoption-Muscle-sparing approach minimizes dislocation and speeds recovery.
Capitola, Calif., June 7, 2012 – As minimally invasive surgery for hip replacement steadily increases in the U.S., physician successes and patient demand is driving the adoption of a new method where no muscle is cut, according to experts at Santa Cruz Orthopaedic Institute.
At the recent American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) annual meeting in Las Vegas, studies presented show that as many as 16 percent of members are performing ASI or direct anterior hip arthroplasty – up from 8 percent in last year’s annual meeting.
“Many AAHKS members report patients are doing their own research and asking …
Anterior Approach Hip Replacement Now at PHC by Drs. Buchalter and Fauser Updated 10/29/201207/25/2012
Between 200,000 and 300,000 total hip replacement surgeries are performed each year in the United States, sixty-five percent of them on people over the age of 65, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. These procedures have been concentrated in older adults because many people put off the operation as long as possible and because arthritis and other degenerative joint disorders become more severe as people grow older. Today, the number of younger people undergoing total hip replacement seems to be …
Anterior Approach Offered at Houston Northwest Medical Center by Dr. Cuellar Updated 10/29/2012 Anterior Approach Hip Replacement Surgery Offered at HNMC
Hip replacement surgery was first performed in 1960. Since then, it has become a common orthopedic procedure with more than 193,000 operations done each year in the United States. In the past, physicians typically recommended hip replacement for older patients because they tend to be less active and put less stress on the artificial hip compared to younger people. But today, the procedure also may be an option for those who are younger and more active due to technologically improved implants that can withstand more stress, endure more strain, and last longer. …
Anterior Approach Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement Surgery by Dr. DeCook Updated 11/7/2012
Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc.
743 Spring Street
Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone: (770) 219-9000Visit Website http://www.nghs.com/anterior-approach-hip-replacementCharlie DeCook, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon with Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at The Longstreet Clinic, is one of only three orthpaedic surgeons in metro Atlanta offering this innovative surgery.Northeast Georgia Medical Center offers the anterior approach option for patients considering hip replacement surgery. The anterior approach is an advanced surgical technique in which an incision is made in the front of the hip rather than to the side or back of the hip. This method uses muscle sparing strategies that reduce muscle trauma and get patients back to normal activity faster.…
Anterior Approach Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement Surgery at Sky Ridge Medical Center by Drs. Greenhow and LoucksUpdated 11/7/2012
Anterior Approach Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement Surgery at Sky Ridge Medical CenterMuscle-Sparing Total Hip Replacement Surgery Denver, Colorado Drs. Greenhow and Loucks – 3000 anterior approach hip procedures since 2003
Anterior Approach Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement is a unique, muscle-sparing approach that uses the natural muscle plane at the front of the hip to access the hip joint and insert a hip prosthesis. Specialized instruments allow our surgeons to perform a total hip replacement by merely displacing the muscles that surround the hip joint. …