Hip Resurfacing

8 clinic(s) offering Hip Resurfacing treatment in 9 countries
Hip Resurfacing
I did a lot of research before coming to Mexico for such a major surgery. When I found Dr. Mendoza and read about his experience around the world with minimally invasive hip replacement, I felt fairly sure he was the surgeon I wanted for my procedure. I then made contact with his assistant, and from that point forward, I knew I had made the right decision. She and Dr. Mendoza are warm and friendly, as well as professional and quick to respond. After viewing my x-rays, Dr. Mendoza told me things about my hip, and why I had developed my problem, things my American doctors had never bothered to explain. My American doctors always treated me as if they didn't want to be bothered and were trying to get rid of me as soon as possible. My first visit with Dr. Mendoza lasted 45 minutes, and he treated me as if he had all day to spend, answering any questions I had. My hospital room was a beautiful suite, where my husband had a nice leather couch to sleep on. The nursing staff was very knowledgeable and prompt to respond if I needed anything. After leaving the hospital, I had a lot of pain on my first night, and Dr. Mendoza called my husband and prescribed a heavier medication. It says on his letterhead in Spanish "house calls"! I can't say enough good about my experience with Dr. Oscar Mendoza and his staff. Thank you, Dr. Mendoza!
September 2017
We were recommended to Dr. Mendoza by Dr. Torres in Mazatlan as a highly skilled and meticulous surgeon. I had waited in pain for close to 3years in Canada for treatment ; The surgery was completed 2 days after arriving in Guadalajara. The surgery was perfect and there were no significant pain levels. The follow up after surgery items ei. walker, ambulance trip back to our hotel, and daily visit by the physiotherapist were all organized by Dr. Mendoza's professional staff. This is medical care at its best and incredible value for the price. I see a golf course in my future.
December 2015
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Oscar Mendoza Helguera MD Verified

Oscar Mendoza orthopedic clinic is one of most established physiotherapy treatment facilities in Guadalajara providing high standards of medical care and advanced technology which earned renowned acclaim in Mexico and North America.

SurGal Orthopedic Clinic Verified

SurGal Clinic is a private surgical and orthopaedic hospital, unique in its kind in the Czech Republic, offering the GRAND CLASS service. Its chief objective is to provide clients with top medical and nursing care using the most modern technology in a pleasant environment.

Dr Dinev did a amazing job and I am very pleased with his work, he was helpful and good at what he does. The staff in the hospital we're very friendly and I would recommend others to go there for treatments.
September 2016
Dr. Dinev was fantastic...I highly recommend him, he is straightforward and honest, and does a great job!!!
August 2015
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Vita Hospital - Orthopedic Surgery Center Verified

VITA was established in 1991 and was registered as the first private health institution in Sofia on April 1,1992. Since then, more than 300,000 people have obtained our elite medical assistance.

Dr Vasileios I. Sakellariou: Orthopaedics & Bone and Joints Surgeon Verified

Dr.Vasileios I.Sakellariou provides his patients with a myriad of the most effective solutions to restore to bones and joints their functionality and structure.

Treatment was great, Dr. Halker is a great knee specialist! I am only in Turkey every so often, but every time I have a problem I go to Acibdem. Acibdem is a top Hospital, it is better than most Western Hospitals.
January 2012
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Acibadem Healthcare Group - Orthopedic Surgery Center Verified

Acibadem has signed a cooperation agreement with Harvard Medical International which is a world famous institution in terms of medical education and services.

What is Hip Resurfacing?

The hip resurfacing procedure involves surgically replacing the arthritic surface of the hip joint with metal-on-metal parts. The purpose of the operation is to stop the bones from rubbing against each other, which causes chronic pain in patients with severe hip damage. Hip resurfacing is considered an alternative to hip replacement.

 

In a hip replacement surgery, the entire femoral head is replaced, whereas in a hip resurfacing operation, the femoral head is preserved and only the surface is replaced. Some orthopedic specialists have suggested that this bone preservation makes hip resurfacing a superior treatment to hip replacement, especially in more active, younger patients.

 

A Good Candidate for Hip Resurfacing

Good candidates for hip resurfacing surgery can include patients suffering from hip pain under the age of 60.

 

Hip Resurfacing Procedure

During the hip resurfacing operation, an incision is made over the hipbone and the thigh muscle is divided. The damaged parts of the hip joint are resurfaced, and a metal cap is attached to the ball of the thighbone. A new metal surface is applied to the pelvis. The metal-on-metal allows for a smooth mobility of the new joint, and eliminates the pain.

 

Average Duration of Surgery: 2-3 hours