Metal to metal hip resurfacinggreenspun.com : LUSENET : About Joints : One Thread
I have osteoarthritis of the left hip and was considering the resurfacing procedure (metal on metal or Birmingham hip). I reside in Sydney Australia and would like to hear from anyone in Sydney/Australia who has had this procedure.
-- Peter Hinds (firstname.lastname@example.org), March 05, 2003
There is a yahoo group devoted to hip resurfacing and includes several Aussies. I had a BHR here in England over three years ago. Great outcome.
-- David Vale (email@example.com), April 19, 2003.
I had a BHR in Melbourne nearly 12 months ago. Fantastic result.
-- Ron George (firstname.lastname@example.org), May 27, 2003.
I have now had 2 BHRs, the first in Nov 1999and the second in May 2003.Both were done in Sydney and the success has been outstanding.In the first case I achieved 100% mobility in 3 mths and in the second, 80% in 2 mths. Don't hesitate, you will wonder why you left it so long
-- Jon Goodsall (email@example.com), July 02, 2003.
hi there, i had the procedure done sept 2003 and have had positive results. im 28 years old and very active and has benefited from it
-- john arhontakis (firstname.lastname@example.org), September 20, 2004.