hip resurfacing


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hip resurfacing

A type of hip arthroplasty in which the femoral head is shaped to receive a metal cap or resurfacing, which contrasts to a “total hip” in which the femoral head is excised and a mechanical prosthesis is put in its place.
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Hip Resurfacing Implants - Global Pipeline Analysis,Competitive Landscape and Market Forecasts to 2017
Although there are only two level 1 clinical studies, there is fair evidence that hip resurfacing tends to produce a lesser degree of serum cobalt ions than metal-on-metal THA procedures.
This is particularly so in Orthopaedic Reconstruction, where the Birmingham Hip resurfacing system drove growth well above market rates.
The Birmingham hip was the first of a new kind of less-invasive implant, called hip resurfacing, to be approved by US regulators.
Table 25: Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System, Clinical Trial - 1 60
Extensive acetabular inclination or version has been linked with high rates of polyethylene wear in cases of metal-on-polyethylene THAs (36) and also with high metal ion release in cases of metal-on-metal hip resurfacing.
The hip system, which previously had been available only in Europe, now gives a competitor to Smith & Nephew's Birmingham hip resurfacing system, which was received FDA approval in May 2006.
In February, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended approval of Corin's new hip resurfacing product.
NEW YORK -- Certain DePuy Hip Implants were recalled in August 2010, owing to an exceptionally high failure rate among those who implanted with the ASR XL Acetabular Hip System or the ASR Hip Resurfacing System.
Contract Awarded for External fixator device and hip resurfacing system
PRYERS Solicitors currently act for a group of patients who have suffered the early failure of the ACCIS hip resurfacing and hip replacement devices.
However, an X-ray last May revealed he needed hip resurfacing.