Information about Hip problems in people with Kniest, SED, and SMD
- Links about hip problems
- Links about Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery (MIS)
- Science Journal Articles about Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery
- Science Journal Articles about Hip Surgery for Dwarves
- Money to pay for health care
Links on Hip Problems and Dwarfism
- http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/orthopedicsurgery/peds/DDH_new.htm. Johns Hopkins Patient Guide to Hip Dysplasia. This is a clearly written guide with helpful pictures
- National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) Hip Replacement Frequently Asked Questions Page http://www.niams.nih.gov/hi/topics/hip/hiprepqa.htm
- A case hip basics and diagnosing hip problems in children.
- The Coventry pain clinic’s hip pain page: http://www.coventrypainclinic.org.uk/jointpain-hip.htm
- For tips on coping with pain, please see the KSG Pain Management page.
- Hip surgery survival kit – reacher, elastic shoe laces, long-handled sponge and other items to make recovery easier.
- Search Adaptive Living Page for mobility aids and things to buy to relieve painful hips.
Information on new method for Total Hip Replacement: Minimally Invasive hip Surgery (MIS)
- Joint Replacement’s page on Minimally Invasive Surgfsery
- Article by Johns Hopkins magazine: http://www.jhintl.net/English/Patients/patientsArticle_3.asp
- An article about MIS and hip surgery, including how to find a physician trained in the procedure. http://orthopaedics.hss.edu/patients/pat_indepth/sculco_mis/. Call the New York Hospital for Special Surgery: (212) 606-1753 or 1-866-749-7047 (U.S. Only), 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday.
- Frequently Asked Questions on MIS for patients. This was written by Johnson and Johnson, a company which sells the hip replacement parts. Main page: Main Johnson and Johnson MIS patient page.
- www.pacewithlife.com or Call 1-866-Find-mis (last checked December 2003)
Science Magazine Articles on Minimally Invasive Hip Replacements.
These are very technical. See Introduction to On-Line Research for help understanding these technical articles.
- The two-incision minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty: technique and results. Published in Orthop Clin North Am. 2004 Apr;35(2):163-72 by Berger RA, Duwelius PJ.
- June 2004 Article in opposition of MIS published in Orthopedic Clinics of North America. The author stresses that there are more peer reviewed articles on the standard procedure than MIS, and that surgeons need extensive training prior to doing this new procedure.
- June 2004 Article in favor of MIS published in Orthopedic Clinics of North America
- Minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty: the Hospital for Special Surgery experience. Published in Orthopedic Clinics of North America by Sculco TP, Jordan LC, Walter WL. The authors note that this operation is not for everyone, and results in faster surgery, quicker recovery, and good results so far. Long-term follow-up is necessary to fully evaluate this new procedure
- February 2004 Article introduction computer-aided Minimally Invasive Hip replacement published in British Medical Journal. Direct link: http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/328/7437/426-e.
- Total hip arthroplasty using the minimally invasive two-incision approach. An article describing results of 100 hip replacements using MIS. Published in J Bone Joint Surg Am by Berger RA.
- Minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty. Development, early results, and a critical analysis. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Association, Charleston, South Carolina, USA, June 14, 2003 by Berry DJ, Berger RA, Callaghan JJ, Dorr LD, Duwelius PJ, Hartzband MA, Lieberman JR, Mears DC.¨C25C ¨C26C
- Minimally invasive uncemented total hip arthroplasty through an anterolateral approach with a shorter skin incision. A well designed study hip replacements with minimally invasive, modified, and conventional incisions performed on 212 patients. Minimally invasive uncemented total hip arthroplasty through an anterolateral approach with a shorter skin incision. by Higuchi F, Gotoh M, Yamaguchi N, Suzuki R, Kunou Y, Ooishi K, Nagata K publishe in J Orthop Sci. 2003;8(6):812-7. ¨C27C ¨C28C
- Mini-incision technique for total hip arthroplasty with navigation. Article comparing MIS and conventional hip replacement. Those who received MIS had a faster recovery, though both groups had the same improvement in pain, functionality, and range of motion one year after survery. Published in J Arthroplasty in March 2003 by Anthony M. DiGioia et al..
Science Magazine Articles on Dwarfism and Hip Replacement
See Introduction to On-Line Research for help understanding these technical articles.
- Total hip arthroplasty in skeletal dysplasias: patient selection, preoperative planning, and operative techniques. Published in January 2004 in J Arthroplasty by Ain MC, Andres BM, Somel DS, Fishkin Z, Frassica FJ. Complete Article
- Total hip arthroplasty in patients with dwarfism by Chiavetta JB, Parvizi J, Shaughnessy WJ, Cabanela ME. published in J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2004 Feb. Described Total Hip Replacements in thirty-seven patients with severe osteoarthritis due to dwarfism. Surgeries took place from 1971-1997.