Hips for You About Total Hip ReplacementPosted on by pwalter
Read Complete Article HereThere is good news for patients undergoing hip replacement surgeries. They will be now able to walk the same day through Short Modular Femoral (SMF) Hip System, which was also launched today. “SMF Hip System is a modular total hip replacement stem system, which involves less bone loss but provides the same stability of the traditional longer and more invasive implant, and the patient can walk on the same day,” said Prof Francesco Falez, designer surgeon of SMF Hip System and chief of the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Hospital of Santo Spirito, Rome, Italy.
What is SMF Hip System?The SMF Hip is 20-percent shorter than conventional hip stems while also allowing less healthy bone to be removed from the femoral neck. This bone-conserving design delivers a wider range of options should future surgeries be required. Further, due to its reduced size, surgeons can implant