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Total Hip Arthroplasty. By: Jared Patenaude. What is it. This equipment replaces the head, neck and acetabular cup of the proximal femur It portrays the joint to allow the hip to move naturally.
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Total Hip Arthroplasty By: Jared Patenaude
What is it • This equipment replaces the head, neck and acetabular cup of the proximal femur • It portrays the joint to allow the hip to move naturally. • This operation is used when patients have osteoporosis or arthritic conditions that involve the acetabulum and the femoral head.
Non-Cemented-porous coated and press fit Hybrid-only femoral component cemented Cemented-acetabular cup and femoral shaft cemented Three Typesof Methods
How Much? This product costs around $4600 per unit. The average cost for surgery and the unit is around $9100 Orthopedic surgeons go about this surgery Their job description is to perform tasks of implementing bones and their functions to work properly The American Board of Medical Specialties have a test that they have to pass to be certified as a doctor by the board. Who and How Much
Stryker • Stryker is a major company that produces total hip replacement products. • Their headquarters is Kalamazoo, Michigan. They manufacture the medical products at Mahwah, New Jersey.
Bibliography • www.gentili.net/thr/ . Thomas Learch MD, Amilcare Gentili MD, Deborah Forrester MD, Edward McPherson MD. Published at USC and UCSD • www.orthopaedics.co.uk/boc/patients/total_hip_surgery.htm. Bristol Orthopedic and Sports Injury Clinic. Mr. David P Johnson FRCS MD. • www.stryker.com