Different Types of Hip Resurfacing Surgery Techniques

The main difference is the backing used on the acetabular component

  • The Birminghan Hip Resurfacing uses a cast porous surface with a hyroaxiphate (a chemical that stimulates bone growth ) coating. Birmingham Hip Replacement Surgery Prosthesis was developed by Dr. Derreck McMinn one of the pioneers in Hip Replacement Surgery. Dr. Mc Minn used a metal / metal hip resurfacing technique eliminating the problems caused by the plastic prosthesis wearing.
Hip Resurfacing Surgery
The Wright Conserve Plus using a heating process to attach chrome beads back to surface
Hip Resurfacing
 
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