Know about the developmental advances in Total Hip Replacement

Dr Siddharth Shah, a Joint Replacement Surgeon, S.L. Raheja Hospital, Mahim, shares the advances in surgical approach, implants, and rehabilitation protocols, over the years, which have revolutionised the results of THR, making it one of the most successful reconstructive operations in orthopaedic history!

Know about the developmental advances in Total Hip ReplacementTotal Hip Replacement (THR) has been described as the operation of the century (Learmonth et al., Lancet, 2007) as it has completely transformed the management of elderly patients having hip arthritis. The hip consists of ball and socket joint, and THR involves replacing both with an artificial joint. Common indications for THR in Indian patients […]

Pune: Inamdar docs help 46-yr-old regain mobility

An Osmanabad-based doctor got a much-needed respite after undergoing a complex hip replacement revision surgery at Inamdar Hospital. The doctors performed a two-stage revision total hip replacement on him

Pune: Inamdar docs help 46-yr-old regain mobilityA 46-year-old doctor from Osmanabad got a much-needed respite after undergoing a complex hip replacement revision surgery at Inamdar Hospital. The doctor underwent a total hip replacement four years back in another hospital, started to experience pain while walking, and was unable to put the full weight on the right leg. He was also suffering […]

Johnson & Johnson’s faulty hip implants: Centre constitutes committee to decide quantum of compensation

The central committee will consider patients suffering on account of monetary loss due to loss of wages and other losses. The state committees would advertise in leading newspapers, alerting the patients about the process

Johnson & Johnson’s faulty hip implants: Centre constitutes committee to decide quantum of compensationA government panel has recommended that Johnson & Johnson (J&J) pay compensation of at least $28,500 (approximately Rs 20 lakhs) to each Indian patient who suffered from artificial hip implants the U.S. healthcare firm recalled eight years ago. The ASR hip implants were recalled in 2010, after data suggested they failed at a higher-than-expected rate. […]

Central govt committee asks Johnson & Johnson to compensate patients over faulty implants

A government panel has recommended that Johnson & Johnson (J&J) pay compensation of at least $28,500 (approximately Rs 20 lakhs) to each Indian patient who suffered from artificial hip implants the U.S. healthcare firm recalled eight years ago. The ASR hip implants were recalled in 2010, after data suggested they failed at a higher-than-expected rate

Central govt committee asks Johnson & Johnson to compensate patients over faulty implantsOn the issue of J&J’s hip implant devices, manufactured by its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics Inc, Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), has made the report public by putting it on its website which it had submitted to the government in February 2018. After over a year of deliberation, the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation’s (CDSCO’s) […]

Post bloodless hip replacement, 60-year-old awaits a new heart 

Ahmed Musa, a 60-year-old Mulund resident, awaiting heart transplant, successfully underwent bloodless hip replacement surgery at Fortis Hospital, Mulund. Doctors treating him call it a rare feat as he was a very high risk case due to him suffering from end stage heart disease

Post bloodless hip replacement, 60-year-old awaits a new heart There are millions of people in this country who need an organ for survival. If they get an organ, they can get a new life. Each year, hundreds of people die while waiting for an organ transplant. There is a shortage of organs, and the gap between the number of organs donated and the number […]

New Year: A new hope for a hip TB patient

For YM Shaikh, bedridden life was beyond accepting. From being bedridden to walking out of the hospital recently, the challenge for doctors operating on him was huge

New Year: A new hope for a hip TB patientThis New Year had good news and new hopes in store for the Shaikhs. As, in the last week of December, a revised hip transplant gave a new lease of life to YM Shaikh, a bed ridden TB Hip Patient. YM Shaikh, a Mumbai resident, was relived from his 8 month agony. Now, he is […]