Birmingham Mid-Head Resection hip arthroplasty in a young man with gigantism.

@article{Murphy2012BirminghamMR,
  title={Birmingham Mid-Head Resection hip arthroplasty in a young man with gigantism.},
  author={Michael Thomas Murphy and Mark P Shillington and Damon R Mogridge and Simon Francis Journeaux},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={324.e13-6}
}
The Birmingham Mid-Head Resection (Smith & Nephew Ltd, Warwick, United Kingdom) arthroplasty is a new bone-conserving procedure that, like hip resurfacing, is used in younger, active patients. We present the case of a young man with Sotos syndrome (cerebral gigantism) with associated extraordinary stature (height, 2.16 m; weight, 157 kg) who underwent… CONTINUE READING