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26% Failure in Female Smith & Nephew BHR’s – and higher failure in older males…

The ten-year survival of the Birmingham… [J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI.

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012 Sep;94(9):1180-6.

The ten-year survival of the Birmingham hip resurfacing: An independent series.


Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, Botnar Research Centre, Windmill Road, Oxford OX3 7LD, UK.


Recent events have highlighted the importance of implant design for survival and wear-related complications following metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasty.

The mid-term survival of the most widely used implant, the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR), has been described by its designers.

The aim of this study was to report the ten-year survival and patient-reported functional outcome of the BHR from an independent centre…

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