The first randomised controlled trial looking at Surgery versus Conservative treatment for Femoroacetabular Impingement. Bristol was a contributing centre. Evidence supports the improved outcomes of surgical intervention. Read it for yourself at TheLancet.com
The Corail, the most widely used stem in the world, is 25 years old. At a conference in Geneva the designers presented stunning results- over 95% of stems doing well at 25 years. Even in the youngest, most active patients, the stem revision rate is well below 5%. Make sure your hip replacement has this kind of pedigree!