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Six World Renowned Surgeons Video Interviews discuss concerns regarding Metal -metal implants 2010

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Here you will find what some prominent Orthopedic surgeons say to address the recent concerns in the press regarding Metal on Metal hip implants and Hip Resurfacing. These video interviews were done on May 8, 2010

Below are video interviews with six world renowned Hip Surgeons.  Between the six of them, they have performed more than 27,000 total hip surgeries and over 13,000 Hip Resurfacings.  The first one is with Derek McMinn, the inventor of the BHR device and is in three parts.

Derek McMinn, MD from U.K. Video Interview addresses concerns about Metal – metal Hip Resurfacing

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Interview on May 8, 2010 at the Advanced Topics in Hip Resurfacing Course in New York City
Internationally renowned hip and knee surgeon and designer and pioneer of the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing, Derek McMinn addresses concerns about Hip Resurfacing and Metal on Metal (MoM) implants

Derek McMinn has done over 6000 total hip surgeries and over 3,500 MoM Hip Resurfacings. His 10 year survivorship for the BHR (Birmingham Hip Resurfacing) in a series of 3095 performed up until December 2009 is 97% from all patients. His first metal/metal resurfacing prototype was implanted in 1991, and the current design, the first BHR was implanted in July 1997 and has not changed in any way since then.

Interview: Vicky Marlow
Producer/Director of Photography: Jared Manders
Edit/Music: Paul Hamilton

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In Part 1, Mr. McMinn discusses the history of the BHR device and talks about the reasons for the majority of the negative outcomes. Pseudo tumors, Device designs, surgeon skill, importance of component positioning are discussed.

In Part 2, Mr. McMinn discusses the design behind the BHR device, ideal patient selection and outcomes for Hip Resurfacing. Avascular Necrosis (AVN), Dysplasia, Age and Gender are discussed as well as Pseudo Tumors and the importance of surgical accuracy. Surprisingly unlike what we have read, Mr. McMinn discusses his outcomes and the fact that he actually has had better results in OLDER age groups. In men OVER the age of 60, at 12 1/2 years a 99% success rate, and men under the age of 60, have had a 98% success rate. Also women over the age of 60 have had better results at 97% implant survival at 12 1/2 years than younger women at a lower percent survival. Mr McMinn explains what he has discovered as the reasons why and talks about what activities some of his patients have returned to.

In Part 3 Mr. McMinn discusses Hip Resurfacing and heavy impact sports as well as longevity of Metal Metal hip devices.
 

Dr. Vijay Bose discusses concerns about Metal-Metal Implants

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Interview on May 8, 2010 at the Advanced Topics in Hip Resurfacing Course in New York City

Dr. Vijay Bose from Chennai, India discusses concerns regarding Metal on metal implants and Hip Resurfacing

Dr. Edwin Su , HSS in NYC Video Interview addresses concerns about Metal – metal Hip Resurfacing

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Interview on May 8, 2010 at the Advanced Topics in Hip Resurfacing Course in New York City

Dr. Edwin Su from the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City discusses the concerns over Metal on metal hip implants and Hip Resurfacing

 

Dr. Koen De Smet, Belgium Video Interview discusses concerns about Metal – metal Hip Resurfacing

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Interview on May 8, 2010 at the Advanced Topics in Hip Resurfacing Course in New York City

Dr. Koen De Smet from Ghent, Belgium discusses concerns regarding Metal on metal implants and Hip Resurfacing

 

Dr. Harlan Amstutz L.A. CA, Video Interview addresses concerns about Metal -metal Hip Resurfacing 1

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Interview on May 8, 2010 at the Advanced Topics in Hip Resurfacing Course in New York CityDr. Harlan Amstutz from the Joint Replacement Institute in Los Angeles, California discusses the recent concerns regarding Metal on metal implants and Hip Resurfacing Part One

 

Dr. Harlan Amstutz L.A. CA, Video Interview addresses concerns about Metal -metal Hip Resurfacing 2

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Dr. Harlan Amstutz, JRI in Los Angeles, CA

Tony Nargol, MD from U.K. Video Interview addresses concerns about Metal – metal Hip Resurfacing

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Tony Nargol, M.D. University Hospital of North Tees, Stockton, England
At the time of this interview, Tony Nargol was unable to discuss the true concerns he had but in this vido below, you will see his concerns clearly. http://www.bmj.com/site/video/devices.xhtml

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