When considering MoM hip resurfacing surgeons should bear in mind:

When considering MoM hip resurfacing surgeons should bear in mind:

BIRMINGHAM HIP Resurfacing System - Rediscover …

The stem originally had both a straight titanium alloy version with anti-rotation splines and a curved cobalt chrome version. The latter was technically more demanding to insert and has not been adopted (Daniel et al). The stem is uncemented and conical in profile. It has a hydroxyapatite coating proximally and is impacted into a conically reamed femoral head remnant and neck. The stem is thicker than the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing and has a 12/14 taper onto which the definitive head is placed. The socket is the same as the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing, and therefore the final large diameter metal-on-metal cobalt chrome bearing is the same as the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing.

the manufacturers of the Birmingham Hip, is my preferred implant (prosthesis).

Why should I have a hip resurfacing vs

Advantages of Surface Replacements
The hip resurfacing operation has the following crucial advantages versus a conventional total hip replacement:

we have the expert doctor team which have many years of experience in hip resurfacing surgery in Delhi.

Hip resurfacing remains a controversial topic among hip surgeons. While used commonly in some countries in Europe and Australia, other countries such as the United States have been slow to follow suit, largely because of catastrophic results with the earliest designs in the 1970’s and restrictions placed on its use by the FDA. However, two hip resurfacing devices have been approved by the FDA for use in the United States. On May 9, 2006, the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System (BHR) sold by Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics, and on July 3, 2007 the Cormet sold by Stryker/Corin were approved for use in the U.S. Other companies’ resurfacing devices are sure to follow. But, what is a hip resurfacing anyway, and how does it differ from a total hip replacement?

MoM hip resurfacing should be performed only by surgeons who have received training in the technique.


to a total hip replacement is hip resurfacing.

Recent Articles on Surface Replacements
The Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Prosthesis An Independent Single Surgeon's Experience at 7-Year Follow-Up. Madhu TS, Akula MR, Raman RN, Sharma HK, Johnson VG. J Arthroplasty. 2010 Jan 5

Hip resurfacing; claims against the manufacturer | …

The influence of head size and sex on the outcome of Birmingham hip resurfacing. McBryde CW, Theivendran K, Thomas AM, Treacy RB, Pynsent PB. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Jan;92(1):105-12.

The DePuy ASR resurfacing hip prosthesis was first approved ..

Recent Articles on Surface Replacements
The Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Prosthesis An Independent Single Surgeon's Experience at 7-Year Follow-Up. Madhu TS, Akula MR, Raman RN, Sharma HK, Johnson VG. J Arthroplasty. 2010 Jan 5

Total hip replacement and resurfacing arthroplasty for …

Surgeons should make sure that people considering having MoM hip resurfacing understand all the risks and benefits associated with it, and are aware that less is known about the safety and reliability of MoM devices than about conventional cup and ball THR devices

Birmingham Hip Resurfacing system | Therapeutic …

Early failure of metal-on-metal bearings in hip resurfacing and large-diameter total hip replacement: A consequence of excess wear. Langton DJ, Jameson SS, Joyce TJ, Hallab NJ, Natu S, Nargol AV. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010 Jan;92(1):38-46.