Hip Information Library

ARTHRITIS

Arthritis Foundation
Canada Arthritis Network
National Institute of Arthritis

ARTHROSCOPY

Arthroscopy Association of North America

ASSISTIVE DEVICES/ADAPTIVE EQUIPMENT

Canes Canada
EZ-Step Stair climbing aid
Fetterman Crutches Forearm crutches, adaptive aids
Hip Protector Hip protection pads and fall protection devices
House of Canes and Walking Sticks
Portable Wheelchair Ramps
Support Hosiery Specialty compression stockings
The Walking Cane Store

BEARING SURFACE – CERAMIC

Dr. Swanson’s PowerPoint Presentation on Ceramic Hip Replacements
“Alumina ceramic bearings for total hip arthroplasty: five-year results of a prospective randomized study.” Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2005 Jul;(436):164-71. D’Antonio J. et al.
“Alumina-on-alumina total hip arthroplasty. A five-year minimum follow-up study.” J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2005 Mar;87(3):530-5. Yoo JJ et al.
“Alumina-on-Alumina Total Hip Arthroplasty – A Minimum 18.5 Year Follow-up Study J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2002 Jan; 84-A (1): 69-77. Hamadouche etal.
“Ceramic failure after total hip arthroplasty with an alumina-on-alumina bearing J Bone Joint Surg Am.” 2006 Apr;88 (4): 780-7. Park et al.
“Ceramic femoral head retrieval data Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2000 Oct;(379): 22-8. Willmann G.
Ceramtec Ceramic manufacturer’s website
“Concerns about ceramics in THA Clin Orthop Relat Res.” 2004 Dec; (429): 73-9. Barrack et al.
“The squeaking hip: a cause for concern-disagrees.” Orthopedics. 2007 Sep;30(9):739-42. Yang CC et al.
“That Must Be Bob. I Hear His New Hip Squeaking.” New York Times, May 11, 2008, Feder, Barnaby
Handout
Poster

BEARING SURFACE – METAL

“Cancer risk after metal on metal and polyethylene on metal total hip arthroplasty.” Visuri T et al Clin Orthop. 1996 Aug; (329 Suppl):S280-9
Early Osteolysis Following Second-Generation Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Park Y et al J Bone Joint Surg. Am. 2005 87:1515-1521.
“Erythrocyte, urine metal ion levels remain elevated in metal-on-metal patients Brockenbrough, G. Orthopedics Today International 2008; 11:6
“Loosening and Osteolysis Associated with Metal-on-Metal Bearings: A Local Effect of Metal Hypersensitivity” Jacobs J. et al J Bone Joint Surg. Am. 2006 Jun;88(6): 1171-2.
Metal-on-metal bearings in old implants may cause chromosomal aberrations Levitan D. Orthopaedics Today International 2006: 9:9
“Metal-on-Metal Device Recall” Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency 2010 April 22
“Metal-on-Metal Dunstand Recall Report” Susan M. Rapp Ortho Super Site 2010 June 13
“Metal-on-Metal British Orthopaedic Association – Advice to Patients” British Orthopaedic Association
“Metal-on-Metal British Orthopaedic Association – Advice to Surgeons” British Orthopaedic Association
“Metallosis After Contemporary Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty. Five to Nine-Year Follow-up Korovesis, G et al J Bone Joint Surg Am 2006; 88:1183-1191.
“Metallosis Due to Impingement Between the Socket and the Femoral Neck in a Metal-on-Metal Bearing Total Hip Prosthesis Gambera D et al Acta Biomed. 2002;73(5-6):85-91.
“Survivorship and Retrieval Analysis of Sikomet Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Replacements at a Mean of Seven Years” Milosev, I. et al J Bone Joint Surg Am 2006;88: 1173-1182.

BEARING SURFACE – POLYETHYLENE

More than 95% Less Wear with Highly Crosslinked PE vs. Conventional PE Brockenbrough, OrthoSupersite May 2008
Reduced Dislocation Risk Using The Lateralized SL-Plus Total Hip Femoral Component
Advantages of Cementless THA using Minimally Invasive Surgical Technique

CEMENTED VS. CEMENTLESS HIP REPLACEMENT

Advantages of Cementless Mini-Incision THA Multiple Presentations by Dr. Swanson, 1997-2000

EXERCISE/THERAPY

American Physical Therapy Association
Exercise Prescriptions Hip muscle anatomy and video demonstrations of articulations
“Exercise Recommendations after Total Joint Hip Replacement Sports Med. 2002;32(7):433-45.Kuster MS
Post-op Hip Exercises
Yoga and Hip Replacement

GENERAL HIP REPLACEMENT INFO

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons “Hip Implants”
Wheeless Textbook Overview of Hip Replacement

HIP ANATOMY

Exercise Prescriptions Hip muscle anatomy demonstrated

INFECTION

Infection Treatment

INFORMATIONAL WEBSITES

Dept. of Orthopedics – Goteborg, Sweden Maintains Swedish Hip Registry
Emedicine
Health Finder
Healthy Roads
Merck Manual
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Orthosupersite
Orthoworld
Reuters Health
Total Joints
University of Pennsylvania Health System
US Food and Drug Administration
Web MD

JOURNALS

The American Journal of Sports Medicine
Free Medical Journals
Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Journal of American Medical Association
Journal of Arthroplasty
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

LIBRARIES

Medscape Library
PubMed – National Library of Medicine

LUPUS

Lupus Support Group

ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATIONS

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
The Hip Society
Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation

OSTEONECROSIS/AVASCULAR NECROSIS

Center for Osteonecrosis Research and Education
National Osteonecrosis Foundation
Treatment of Early Stage AVN with Low Molecular Weight Heparin

OSTEOPOROSIS
National institute of health osteoporosis
National Osteoporosis Foundation

POST-OP PRECAUTIONS

Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Dental Patients with Hip Replacement
Early post-op sexual precautions

RESURFACING OF THE HIP

Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System Manufacturer’s Website
Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty Mont M A et al J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2006 Aug;14 (8): 454-63
Hip Resurfacing Debate: Success Depends on Surgeon Experience, Patient Selection Rapp SM Orthopedics Today, 2007; 27:18
Learning Curve May Be Longer than Thought for Placing Hip Resurfacing Cosmponent Rapp SM Orthopedics Today 2007; 27:12
Lessons Learned from a Hip Resurfacing IDE Uzdienski L Healthpoint Capitol August 2008
Low Morbidity, Few Dislocations Make Hip Resurfacing an Option for Young Patients Orthopedics Today, Aug 2007
Metal-on-Metal hip resurfacing: European concerns still exist Orthopaedics Today International 2006: 9:6

SPORTS AND HIP REPLACEMENTS

The American Journal of Sports Medicine
Dancerships.com A dancer’s experience with hip replacement and guidelines for recovery
Tips for Returning to Dance
Total Joint Replacement and Golf
Total Joint Replacement in Active Golfers
Participation in Sports after Knee and Hip Replacement McGrory BJ et al.: Mayo Clin Proc. 1995 Apr;70(4):342-8
“Tennis after Total Hip Arthoplasty” Am J Sports Med 1999; 27: 60-4 Mont MA et al
Riding after Joint Replacement

STEM DESIGN – LATERALIZED OFFSET STEMS

Advantages of Lateralized Offset Femoral Components in THA, Presented by Dr. Swanson at the AAOS Annual Meeting, March, 2005
Poster
Handout

STEM DESIGN – TAPERED STEMS

Dr. Swanson’s Article “The Tapered Press Fit Total Hip Arthroplasty: A European Alternative J Arthroplasty. 2005 Jun;20(4 Suppl 2):63-7.
The Tapered Press Fit Total Hip Arthroplasty: A European Alternative Swanson, TV J Arthroplasty. 2005 Jun;20(4 Suppl 2):63-7.
“The Tapered Titanium Femoral Component: The Choice is Simple Orthopedic Technology Review , Vol 3 No 6 2001, Caillouette JT
Use of the Woodpecker Pneumatic Broach with the CLP, Presented by Dr. Swanson at DJO Surgical Meeting, January, 2009
Why Tapered and Why Lateralized Femoral Stem Design Presented by Dr. Swanson at the AAOS Annual Meeting, March, 2006

SUPPORT GROUPS

Active Joints Resurfacing support group
Hip Universe
Invisible Disabilities Advocate
Invisible Disabilities Advocate Discussion Board
The Lupus Foundation of America
Mini-Total Hip Support Group
The National Pain Foundation
Osteonecrosis Support Group
Parents with Children with Dysplasia

SURGICAL AND POST-OP PREPARATION

Frequently Asked Questions
Heal Faster
Surgery Preparation Tips
What to Expect

SURGICAL TECHNIQUES – CAPSULAR NOOSE REPAIR

Dr. Swanson’s 2004 AAHKS Abstract A New Technique to Reduce Dislocation After Posterior Single-Incision MIS Dr. Swanson’s PowerPoint Presentation on Capsular Noose Repair
Dr. Swanson’s Article “The Capsular Noose—A New Surgical Technique to Reduce Dislocation Risk”

SURGICAL TECHNIQUES – MINIMALLY INVASIVE SINGLE-INCISION HIP REPLACEMENT

A New Technique to Reduce Dislocation After Posterior Single-Incision MIS THA, Presented by Dr. Swanson at the AAHKS Annual Meeting, November, 2004
Dr. Swanson’s 2003 AAOS Handout “Advantages of Cementless THA using Minimally Invasive Surgical Technique”
Dr. Swanson’s 2003 AAOS Poster “Advantages of Cementless THA using Minimally Invasive Surgical Technique”
Dr. Swanson’s 2004 AAHKS Abstract “Early Results of 1,000 Consecutive, Posterior, Single-Incision MIS THA’s J Arthroplasty. 2005 Oct;20 (6 Suppl 3): 26-32
Dr. Swanson’s PowerPoint Presentation on Mini-Incision Total Hip Replacement
Dr. Swanson’s Zweymueller Book Chapter “Benefits of Posterior Single-Incision Less-Invasive THA Using The SL-Plus Cementless Stem
Posterior single-incision approach to minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty. Int Orthop. 2007 Jul 25; Swanson,TV
Video of Dr. Swanson’s Minimally Invasive Single Incision Hip Replacement
The Capsular Noose: A New Surgical Technique to Reduce Dislocations, Presented by Dr. Swanson at Current Concepts in Joint Replacement, May, 2004
Handout
Poster

SURGICAL TECHNIQUE – MINIMALLY INVASIVE TWO-INCISION HIP REPLACEMENT

Benefits of Posterior Single-Incision Less-Invasive THA Using The SL-Plus Cementless Stem, Swanson, TV Book Chapter in “25 Years of Biologic Fixation”, K. Zweymuller, 2007
“Complications Associated with the Two-Incision Technique in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty” Presentation 2005 AAOS Meeting Bal S Dr. Swanson’s PowerPoint Presentation on Single vs. Two-Incision Surgical Technique
“Learning Curve for the Two-Incision Total Hip Replacement” Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2004 Dec; (429): 232-8. Archibeck MJ, White RE
Learning Curve for the Two Incision, Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement”
Presentation 2004 Hip Society Meeting White R

Lessons learned after > 2000 Consecutive, Posterior, Single Incision LIS THA’s, Presented by Dr. Swanson at MIS Meets CAOS Meeting, October, 2006
“Muscle Damage after Total Hip Arthroplasty Performed with the Two-Incision and Mini-Posterior Techniques” Presentation 2005 AAOS Meeting Mardones R et al

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