Archive for April, 2016

Sickle cell hip treatment India

Right hip shows advanced Avascular necrosis due to sickle cell disease. Patient is from Cameroon, West Africa where this disease is rampant. It needs a hip replacement

Sickle cell treatment India

Hip resurfacing India, Five year result o

Five year result of hip resurfacing India

This photo was sent to me by a former hip resurfacing patient five years after his surgery. He has successfully climbed the eighth highest mountain in Africa. Mr.SR from Uganda is the person sitting to your far left. I am so happy to have restored his mobility which enabled him to chase his values.

This is what he said,

Five year result of hip resurfacing India

Successful result of hip resurfacing

“good evening Dr V, 5 years on from my hip replacement I climbed the 8th highest mountain in Africa. It took 1.5 days to hike 20k to the top starting at 1200m and finishing at 4321m. Surely that is a testament to your brilliant surgery.”
SR, Uganda.