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March 27, 2010

Podcast: Birmingham Hip Resurfacing

Filed under: Hip Replacement — Tags: , , , , — admin @ 8:26 am

On April 17, 2007, 5pm EDT, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center surgeons will demonstrate a Birmingham Hip™ Resurfacing procedure.

An alternative to standard total hip replacement, the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in May 2006. It is designed to remove less of the patient’s bone than traditional hip replacement surgery.

The procedure is a breakthrough in total hip surgery that allows hip replacements to be performed in young and active patients and allows them to participate in sports activities without the limitations imposed on standard total joint patients. Candidates for the resurfacing surgery are people under age 55 with hip…

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  1. i know him!
    dr. …

    i know him!
    dr. jinnah is my dad! =]

    Comment by SickGerbil — March 27, 2010 @ 8:26 am

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