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My Whole Life I Wanted to be Hip - Part I

My hip odyssey began during the summer of 1969. I wasn’t quite five years old, and I was just a few months shy of starting kindergarten. 1,791 more words

Master Evans' Corner

February 16, 2017

Written by Sammi Truong (class of 2016-2017)

My fourth day in the operating room was February 13th, 2017. I arrived at the hospital at 6:30 AM. 941 more words

January 23, 2017

Written by Terry McGovern (class of 2016-2017)

Rounds at 7am with the usual cast of residents, many who I recognized, none of whom I really knew.  948 more words

She's Alive...Aliiiivvvveeee!!!

Oh my goodness y’all….I am SO sorry that it’s been so long since my last post!!!  I have been so busy since my hip surgery and recovery and every time I would come to sit and write about what I was up to, I’d get busy doing something else, and poof! 1,139 more words

Invisible Illness

Total Hip Replacement - 12 months later..

It’s been 12 months since I got my bionic hip (read the how’s and why’s here), well almost 12 months, on the 12 month anniversary of having a metal hip surgically implanted into my hip bones I will be undergoing another orthopaedic procedure and I will be back in hospital- which is not really the way anniversaries should be spent! 855 more words


9 Tips About Hip Replacement Treatment - Dr.Simon Coffey

Dr Coffey is experienced in Revision Hip Replacement, where a worn out or painful hip replacement is converted to a new device. There are many reasons why this may be necessary including infection, loosening, metal hip failure, dislocation, fracture and wear. 132 more words

Hip Replacement

New study finds improvement in outcomes following metal-on-metal hip revision surgery

A new study has found that outcomes following metal-on-metal hip revision surgery performed for abnormal reactions to metal have improved since the initial reports were published over five years ago, and are now similar to the outcomes in patients with other types of hip replacement undergoing revision surgery. 12 more words