Hip topics

Normal Anatomy :: Total Hip Replacement THR :: Hip Resurfacing
Revision Hip Replacement :: Anterior hip replacement
Birmingham Hip Resurfacing :: Verilast Hip Technology :: BHR Hip Animation

Normal anatomy of the hip joint

How does the hip joint work?
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Hip anatomy


Total Hip Replacement (THR)

Total Hip Replacement (THR) procedure replaces all or part of the hip joint with an artificial device (prosthesis) to eliminate pain and restore joint movement.

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Total Hip Replacement Melbourne
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Birmingham Hip Resurfacing

A high-performance alternative to total hip replacement.

Active patients who suffer from hip pain due to arthritis, dysplasia or avascular necrosis may benefit from the bone-conserving approach of the BIRMINGHAM HIP Resurfacing System (BHR Hip), the world's leading hip resurfacing system.

Find out more about Birmingham Hip Resurfacing with the following links.

Birmingham Hip Resurfacing
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Verilast Hip Technology

If hip replacement is in your future, you've come to the right place to learn about a truly significant advancement in joint replacement materials, VERILAST Hip Technology.

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Verilast Hip Technology
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BHR Hip Animation

Birmingham Hip Refurfacing system vs Traditional Total Hip Replacement Surgery.

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BHR Hip Animation
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Hip Resurfacing

Hip Resurfacing or bone conserving procedure replaces the acetabulum (hip socket) and resurfaces the femoral head. This means the femoral head has some or very little bone removed and replaced with the metal component. This spares the femoral canal. Find out more about Hip Resurfacing from the following options.

Find out more about Hip Resurfacing with the following links.


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Hip Resurfacing Melbourne
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Revision hip replacement

This maybe because part or all of your previous hip replacement needs to be revised. This operation varies from very minor adjustments to massive operations replacing significant amounts of bone and hence is difficult to describe in full.

Find out more about Revision Hip Replacement with the following links.


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Revision Hip Replacement Melbourne
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