- Birmingham Hip Resurfacing vs Total Hip Replacement
- Can Both Hips Be Resurfaced at the Same Time?
- Can Computer Assisted Surgery by used for Hip Resurfacing?
- Can I Have an MRI after Hip Resurfacing?
- Could a Dislocation happen after hip resurfacing?
- Could I Have a Femur Neck Fracture After Surgery?
- Does Hip Resurfacing limit ROM more than a THR?
- Does Hip Resurfacing Remove More Acetabular Bone than THR?
- Dr. Bose, Dr. Su and Dr. Rogerson reply to Dr. Kurtz Book and Opinions
- Explain the Different Type of Anesthesia by Dr. Michael Broder
- Frequently Asked Questions About HR Articles
- Hip Resurfacing and FDA Approvals by Dr. Gross
- How do I know if the AVN Prevents A Hip Resurfacing
- How Long Will My Hip Resurfacing Last?
- How Long Will My Incision Be?
- How Old is the Oldest BHR?
- How quickly will my bone heal?
- I have AVN, can I have a hip resurfacing?
You should ask your hip resurfacing doctor as many of the questions that seem appropriate for your situation. Your doctor should be patient, willing to talk about what to expect and answer your questions. Having all your questions answered will give you peace of mind and will make your surgery much less stressful.
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Will you perform my hip resurfacing personally or have an assistant do the surgery?
How many resurfacings have you done? (not observed or assisted with or including hemi-resurfacings)
Where did you train?
How many complications have you had?
How many resurfacing failures with revision to THR have you had?
How many loose acetabular cups have you had? Did they require a second surgery to repair or a revision to a THR?
How many times during surgery have you had to change to a THR …
Birmingham Hip Resurfacing vs Total Hip Replacement by Smith & Nephew 2016…
What Equipment Will I Need At Home After Surgery?
Everyone has slightly different needs. There are some basic items almost everyone needs and then there are things that some people want and others just don’t need.
Crutches – Normally crutches are supplied by the hospital. I used elbow crutches and they are much easier to use than normal under the arm crutches. Overseas hospitals use elbow crutches while US hospital still normally use old fashioned under the arm crutches. If you have to be on crutches for a long time, I would suggest getting a pair of elbow crutches or at least a pair of the more modern underarm crutches available from many internet shopping stores.
Walker – some people that have bi-lateral surgery or special hip problems are required to use a walker. Whether you use crutches or a walker is up to your orthopedic surgeon.…
|by Dr. Michael Broder
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