Updated: Dec 8, 2020
Surgery performed by Mr Trevor Lawrence
Orthopaedic Consultant at University Hospital Birmingham
Meticulous attention to cement technique is essential to long-term survivorship, and indeed to pronounced pain relief and improved quality of life which the regained physical mobility can bring.
The vast majority of my patients return to an active lifestyle, with their implants expected to last a lifetime. Even patients in their 30s or 40s can expect life-long use from their artificial joints.