Update February 23, 2017 – 5 years a bi-lat bhr as of today, all observations on earlier post above apply, clearly a success for me.
February 22, 2017 – I just concluded my ten year follow up and I am happy to report that all is well. My daily workouts regularly include treadmill and bicycling. I look forward to continuing the enjoyment of my pain free mobility for years to come. Hopefully, for the rest of my life!
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Dr. De Smet of Belgium and the ANCA Medical Center have a new Facebook page
Today (March 15, 2016) is the 10th anniversary of my BHR (Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Device by Smith and Nephew) surgery. My BHR is still going strong with no problems at all. It feels just like my other unoperated hip – normal.
I traveled to Dr. De Smet in Belgium in 2006 because there were not many experienced hip resurfacing surgeons in the US. Also, I did not have health insurance and could not afford surgery in the US. Dr. De Smet had performed about 2000 surgeries at that time and was used by many hip patients in the US. I talked to quite a few of his patients via email and phone. I also emailed Dr. De Smet and he answered all my questions.
My experience in Belgium was wonderful. I received my BHR and in a few days was visiting the great shops and restaurants in Ghent. I …
Pat has written her new book to help people with questions about hip resurfacing. It is her complete story about her BHR that she received on March 15, 2006 from Dr. De Smet in Belgium
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