Birmingham hip arthroplasty: five to eight years of prospective multicenter results.

@article{Khan2009BirminghamHA,
  title={Birmingham hip arthroplasty: five to eight years of prospective multicenter results.},
  author={M. Akram Khan and J Kuiper and Die Edwards and Eric Robinson and James Richardson},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={1044-50}
}
Pioneering centers report excellent results of Birmingham resurfacing arthroplasty. Results from pioneering surgeons are not usually reproduced when implants are used at other centers. We therefore studied patients' satisfaction, postoperative hip function, and survival of Birmingham hip resurfacing in a group, operated by nonpioneering surgeons. The median first year postoperative Harris hip score was 95, and this score was sustained for a period of 8 years. The cumulative survival at 8 years… CONTINUE READING

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