Cementless Hip Replacement Surgery Arkansas City KS

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Anthony Johnstone
(620) 221-8930
1230 E 6th Ave
Winfield, KS
Specialty
General Surgery

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Anthony Johnstone, MD
(316) 221-8930
1230 E 6th Ave Ste 1D
Winfield, KS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Toronto, Fac Of Med, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1979

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M Camden Whitaker, MD
(316) 733-6570
153 N Chelmsford Ct
Wichita, KS
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1998

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Timothy James Williams, MD
(913) 768-9658
19830 W 111th St
Olathe, KS
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1999

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Vincent Howard Key, MD
(816) 254-4800
3901 Rainbow Blvd MS Ste 3017,
Kansas City, KS
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1994

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Chandy C Samuel, MD
(316) 221-6100
3625 Quail Ridge Rd
Winfield, KS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Christian Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Vellore, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1959
Hospital
Hospital: South Central Kansas Reg Med C, Arkansas City, Ks; William Newton Mem Hosp, Winfield, Ks
Group Practice: Winfield Medical Arts

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Kenneth Jansson
(316) 631-1600
2778 N Webb Rd
Wichita, KS
Business
Advanced Orthopaedics Associates
Specialties
Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Surgery
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Almost all insurance plans accepted.
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Kansas Surgery and Recovery Center; Surgicare of Wichita
Residency Training: Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX
Medical School: Darthmouth, 1982
Additional Information
Member Organizations: American College of Sports Medicine American Medical Association American Medical Society for Sports Medicine American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Arthroscopy Association of North America Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeo


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Tariq B M Niazi, MD
(620) 669-6621
1100 N Main St
Hutchinson, KS
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Khyber Med Coll, Univ Of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1978

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Dr.Alexander Bailey
(913) 649-7300
10730 Nall Ave # 200
Leawood, KS
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: Heartland
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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Gregory John Folsom
(913) 788-7111
8919 Parallel Pkwy
Kansas City, KS
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Special Gel Speeds Up Recovery in Cementless Hip Replacements

There's one good way to find out if something new is working. Try it on a group of people and compare it to a second group who didn't get the same thing. That's what senior orthopedic surgeon W. Thomas, MD from Rome, Italy did. He used a special osteoconductive gel over the surface of cementless hip replacement implants in 60 patients and compared results with 60 patients who got the same implant without the gel.

Osteoinductive means fosters bone growth. And that's exactly what this gel does -- it contains proteins that act as growth factors to stimulate bone growth. This new gel is made up of bone chips, platelet-rich plasma (the growth factors), and bone marrow. Bone marrow contains stem cells that can form into any other cell, including new blood and bone cells needed to form new bone tissue.

Cementless implants are press-fitted into the bone. They are held in place by the porous (roughened) surface of the implant next to the bone. During the natural process of healing, the inflammatory process brings new blood cells to the surgical site and the stem cells form new bone cells to fill in and around the implant. Growth factors speed up the whole process.

With the osteoinductive gel, the hope is that the process will not only be faster, but also provide joint stability sooner. That could mean patients can get back to full function as soon as possible with fewer complications. And since the gel is made up of the patient's own body parts, it's safe from rejection or transfer of diseases from someone else. At this point, you may be wondering how do they harvest the patient's cells?

When the old, arthritic hip joint is taken out, the bone marrow from inside the upper shaft of the femur is collected. The top of the femur and the hip socket (also removed in preparation for the new implant) are ground up and used as bone stock. The bone is rich in bone cells that promote bone growth. The bone stock also contains morphogenic protein, another type of growth factor. Once the gel is all mixed up, it is smeared all over the implant socket and stem before inserting these into the patient's hip.

After surgery, everyone was treated the same. They all started muscle strengthening exercises right away and were up standing within 24 hours and walking within 48 hours. Crutches were used to assist the patient in the first few weeks to month. Patients were allowed to go from two crutches to using only one crutch at the end of the first four weeks. A single crutch was used for another couple weeks up to a month (depending on the patient's progress).

The results were very good. Although the operation took longer for patients receiving the gel, there was less blood loss and faster recovery by all measures. There were no major complications reported. Outcomes were measured and compared using special X-rays called dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) to view the healing bone. You may have heard of DEXA scans used to measure bone dens...

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