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Which Hip Replacement is the best?

May 1, 2019

This remains a difficult question to answer and depends on a number of individual circumstances. Increasingly the Orthopaedic community is gathering more and more information from registries from  around the […]

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Who should have a total hip replacement for hip dysplasia rather than a PAO (Periacetabular Ostetotomy)?

April 1, 2019

Decision making with regards to hip dysplasia can at times be very difficult. One of the areas that is often not straightforward is in patients who are perhaps a bit […]

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What’s new in PAO (Periacetabular Osteotomy) Surgery?

March 1, 2019

At the recent meeting of the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy and Hip Preservation, in Melbourne Australia, there was a lot of interest in the idea of a less invasive […]

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Direct Anterior Approach for Total Hip Replacement

February 1, 2019

The Direct Anterior Approach (DAA) to perform hip replacement surgery is a minimally invasive approach with less in the way of muscle splitting or muscle cutting than other approaches to […]

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Physiotherapy or Surgery? Which is better for the treatment of Femoroacetabular impingement? (FAI)

January 1, 2019

A recent study has concluded that surgical management of FAI gives improved outcomes over a conservative programme with physiotherapy. This is an important study because it was a randomised controlled […]

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How soon should you have surgery for FAI once symptoms develop?

April 1, 2018

This is a difficult question and we don’t have all the answers to this, however, I believe there are some important things to take into consideration. The type and nature […]

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Getting the diagnosis right in young patients presenting with hip pain

March 1, 2018

I was on the faculty of a hip preservation meeting recently in Switzerland, where as part of the teaching programme there were a number of case discussions. This proved to […]

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Referral pathways for patients with Femoroacetabular impingement ( FAI ) and Hip Dysplasia

February 1, 2018

Many patients may have had the experience that they cannot get the necessary referral to the specialist they want with their private medical insurance. This has become an increasingly troublesome […]

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Would Andy Murray have avoided his hip injury if surgery had been performed sooner?

January 18, 2018

This is the key question those of us involved in hip preservation surgery would like to be able to answer. At the present time we only know that timely intervention […]

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The National Joint Registry and Hip Replacements – what does it tell us?

May 1, 2017

The National Joint Registry (http://www.njrsurgeonhospitalprofile.org.uk) is a registry of all the hip and knee replacements taking place in hospitals in England and Wales. It relies on hospitals to submit accurate […]

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