Dr. Nizam trained with and assisted renowned surgeon Professor L. Kohan, a leading orthopaedic surgeon who has performed over one thousand hip resurfacing procedures since 2006. Dr. Nizam was also centrally involved in research relating to the performance of metal on metal total hip arthroplasty especially in the over 65 year old age group.
Resurfacing is a bone preserving procedure indicated in younger more active patients with adequate bone density and is an ideal alternative to a more intense total hip replacement.
The acetabulum (hip socket) is treated in the same manner as a total joint replacement only now the femoral head is prepared and replaced with a metal prosthesis, which preserves the natural femoral neck. This relieves pain and restores flexibility, enabling running, jumping and certain elite sporting activities with less risk of discomfort and dislocations. The majority of patients treated with resurfacing have commented that, post-treatment, they don’t even think about it.
The femoral head after being prepared
The Birmingham Resurfacing Femoral Component
X-ray of a Right Hip resurfacing
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1356 High Street Malvern (MAIN ROOMS) Melbourne, VIC 3144
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- Less Pain, Faster Recovery
- Over 8000 Procedures Performed
- Over 5000 Hip and Knee Procedures
- Excellent Outcomes
- Advanced Innovative Approaches
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