Birmingham Hip Resurfacing

Hip resurfacing arthroplasty (HRA)  is reconstructive surgery of the surfaces of the femur and acetabulum.  It’s relatively new in the USA (approved by the FDA in 2006) but has been very successfully done in Europe and Australia for over a generation.

Dr. Stephan Kreuzer demonstrates his method of the direct anterior approach to HRA, also known as Birmingham Hip Resurfacing, in this edited video (2009):

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Scott Cook, surgical MD, performs a posterior Birmingham Hip Resurfacing technique in this one hour HRA education video from Shawnee Mission Medical Center:

http://videocenter.shawneemission.org/videos/new-less-invasive-approach-to-hip-replacement

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