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2007 Live Webcast Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Procedure

Location: http://www.or-live.com/WFUBMC/1558

On April 17, 2007, 5pm EDT, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center surgeons will demonstrate a Birmingham Hip™ Resurfacing procedure on www.OR-Live.com. Approved by the Food and Drug Administration in May 2006, the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System is designed to remove less of the patient’s bone than traditional hip replacement...
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2009 Conversion of hip arthrodesis to hip resurfacing

Location: http://www.josonline.org/pdf/v17i2p243.pdf

Patients with hip arthrodeses are at risk of developing back pain or pain in other joints in the long term. Conversion to a total hip replacement or hip resurfacing leads to resolution of symptoms in most patients. We report a 40-year-old man who underwent conversion of a hip arthrodesis to...
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2010 Do the potential benefits of metal-on-metal hip resurfacing justify the increased cost and risk of complications CORR Open Access

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2914258

Conclusions MoM HRA could be clinically advantageous and cost-effective in younger men and women. Further research on the comparative effectiveness of MoM HRA versus THA should include assessments of the quality of life and resource use in addition to the clinical outcomes associated with both procedures.
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2010 Metal on Metal Hip Resurfacing as an Alternative to Total Hip Arthroplasty Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/730321

Conclusion While there are more published studies comparing hip resurfacing with THA than at the time of the CTAF 2007 assessment, all of which suggest equivalent results for resurfacing and THA, some of the same questions that were of concern at that time remain and we reiterate them here: What is...
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2011 Bone mineral density of the proximal femur after hip resurfacing arthroplasty

Location: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/12/100/abstract

Conclusions After an early drop, the BMD of the upper femur was restored and even exceeded the preoperative level at one year follow-up. From a clinical standpoint, the changes in BMD in these Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty (HRA) patients could not be explained by stem-neck angle or patient related factors. Key words:...
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