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Minimal Access total hip replacement

18/03/2016

Minimal Access Total Hip Replacement Also known as mini incision hip replacement   Mr Crawfurd is a recognised trainer in the AMIS technique and has had many successfully surgeries over the last 10 years performing this procedure. The AMIS technique is now a preferred treatment method for many surgeons including Mr Edward Crawfurd because of...
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Hip Replacement Surgery

05/01/2016

In the 1960’s Sir John Charnley developed the foundations of modern hip replacement surgery. His designs were the first truly successful hip replacements and have stood the test of time as a credible hip pain treatment. However, in recent years there have been major improvements in the materials used so that now the prostheses are...
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Benefits

05/01/2016

1. DECREASED POST-OPERATIVE PAIN In comparison with “conventional” surgical techniques, the AMIS approach can reduce the post-operative pain as muscles are not cut. 2. SHORTER REHABILITATION Rehabilitation can usually start the day of the operation or the day after, subject to your doctor’s approval, based on your post-operative conditions. Standing up and walking...
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Minimal Access Hip Replacement Surgery

05/01/2016

Also known as mini incision hip replacement Mr Crawfurd is a recognised trainer in the AMIS (Anterior Minimally Invasive Surgery) technique. Using this minimal access hip surgery technique means that less surgical trauma is caused in comparison to other techniques. Mini-incision hip surgery does not cut any muscle during the operation meaning that patients can...
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References

05/01/2016

References Arthroplastie totale de hanche par voie antérieure et son évolution mini-invasive; F. Laude et al.; EMC; 2004, 44-667-B Single-incision anterior approach for total hip arthroplasty on an orthopaedic table; JM Matta et al; Clin Orthop Relat Res, 2005 Dec, (441): 115-24 Minimally Invasive total hip arthroplasty: anterior approach; F. Rachbauer; Orthopäde,...
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Hip Surgery Northampton, Midlands

05/01/2016

Hip surgery has advanced significantly in the last decade and in particular the bearing surfaces have improved and so the wear problems of earlier hip replacements have been reduced. Due to refinements in the anaesthetic and postoperative care the length of time patients spend in hospital following hip surgery has been shortened and their return...
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Arthritis Progression

05/01/2016

As the arthritis progresses the articular cartilage (the smooth shiny covering of the joint surfaces) gets progressively worn till the bone underneath is exposed and the pain steadily increases. Initially the pain can be treated with simple pain killers and physiotherapy and a stick may help when walking but in severe cases a hip replacement...
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Hip Arthritis

05/01/2016

Arthritis of the hip is a fairly common condition as people get older and usually comes on spontaneously although it may follow other conditions where the hip has not formed properly or has been damaged by injury or disease. Pain is often felt in the groin, side and buttock and may radiate down the thigh...
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Hip Pain Treatment

05/01/2016

Hip pain is a common problem for many individuals of many ages although it can affect more people as they age. There can be many reasons why individuals experience hip pain and it can become a debilitating issue affecting individuals quality of life. In many cases, Arthritis is the cause of hip pain in adults...
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