March 14, 2010
I’m just out of Jan Palfijn Hospital in Gent after THR revision surgery on Friday. I promise to write everyone individually in the coming days, but here’s the story.
First of all the Belgian people in general and the staff of Anca Clinic and Villa Cento Passi could not have been nicer and have made the experience the best it could have been.
Dr De Smet himself has been incredible. It’s really important to note here that I am probably the first male patient of De Smet’s to lose a resurf to femoral head AVN. He’s been as concerned as me about the whole process here. I generally put this experience off to my poor genetics and that the blood flow in my femoral head never re-engaged properly after the resurfacing in December 2008. I had pain from the beginning that only got worse.…