BHR◊ is the global market leader for Hip Resurfacing. There have been 125,000 implantations worldwide. Features of the BIRMINGHAM HIP◊ Resurfacing System include:
- Bone Preservation
- Globally Proven Results
- Metallurgy and Design
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This successful, bone conserving total hip system is well documented through independent clinical and laboratory studies. Additional clinical evidence supporting our BIRMINGHAM HIP Resurfacing System is published in multiple registries. This bone conserving procedure, combined with the virtual elimination of dislocation and excellent survivorship make the BIRMINGHAM HIP Resurfacing ideal for the active informed patient. For additional information, contact your local sales rep.
The Benefits of Hip Resurfacing vs. Total Hip Replacement
- Minimized risk of dislocation
- If required, ease of revision
Caution: US Federal law restricts these devices to sale by or on the order of a physician.
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