Charnley, Sir John

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Sir John, English surgeon, 1911-1988.
Charnley acetabular cup prosthesis
Charnley arthrodesis
Charnley arthrodesis clamp
Charnley bone clamp
Charnley bone clasp
Charnley brace handle
Charnley cemented hip prosthesis
Charnley centering drill
Charnley compression arthrodesis
Charnley compression fusion
Charnley device
Charnley femoral broach
Charnley femoral condyle drill
Charnley femoral prosthesis pusher
Charnley hip arthroplasty - a form of total hip replacement consisting of the application of an acetabular cup and a femoral head prosthesis.
Charnley hip prosthesis
Charnley implant
Charnley incision
Charnley knee prosthesis
Charnley narrow stem component
Charnley pilot drill
Charnley pin
Charnley pin clamp
Charnley pin retractor
Charnley rasp
Charnley reamer
Charnley self-retaining retractor
Charnley standard stem retractor
Charnley towel
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In the simplest terms, someone has an issue or a problem with what is currently "state of the art." An example of this is Sir John Charnley and his innovation of the low friction hip arthroplasty.
Orthopaedic surgeon Sir John Charnley pioneered which now routine operation?
The first full hip replacement was carried out in 1962 by Professor Sir John Charnley at Wrightington Hospital in Wigan, Lancashire.
In 2000, John was awarded a fellowship in Sydney, Australia, and, on returning to the UK in 2001, he completed his training in Wrightington Hospital, Lancashire, where Sir John Charnley pioneered hip replacement surgery, before returning to Merseyside as a consultant.
His interest in hip replacement led him to work with Sir John Charnley in 1969, who pioneered hip replacement surgery.
The latter half of the last century witnessed pioneering development during an impressive era of development of total hip arthroplasty initially by George Kenneth Mckee from Norwich and later by Sir John Charnley at Wrightington.
Hip replacements date from the early 1960s, when Sir John Charnley, a British surgeon, devised an artificial hip joint consisting of a cobalt-chrome alloy shaft and head resting in a high-molecular-weight polyethylene cup.
In 1958 Sir John Charnley (1970) introduced the bone cement for his arthoplasty to fix the metal prostheses, which appeared to solve the problem of anchorage and his design of low friction THR was considered Gold standard even today due to its high success rate 85% after 15 to 21 years of follow up.
Getting people to stand was the goal of Sir John Charnley, who introduced his artificial hip in the 1960's.
Following a dentist's suggestion to use an acrylic dental cement to keep a prosthesis in place, Sir John Charnley developed the concept of artificial joint replacement.
Few in the orthopedic industry can argue with the doctrine that defined the career of Sir John Charnley.