BioMedtrix Total Hip Replacement Systems: An Overview

Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2017 Jul;47(4):899-916. doi: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2017.03.005.


Total hip replacement for canine and feline patients affected by degenerative, traumatic, and vascular injury of the coxofemoral joint has become a highly successful orthopedic procedure. The highly effective BioMedtrix total hip replacement systems use cemented and cementless implants with unique design features to address a variety of bone conditions and surgeon expertise and preferences. There are pros and cons for both systems with common and unique complications that can occur in either system. Surgeon experience and adherence to the principles of technique will strongly influence the complication rate and outcomes.

Keywords: BioMedtrix THR systems; Cementless THR; Collared BFX stem; Lateral bolt BFX stem; Micro THR; Nano THR; Universal THR.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip / methods
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip / veterinary*
  • Cat Diseases / surgery*
  • Cats
  • Dog Diseases / surgery*
  • Dogs
  • Femur / surgery
  • Postoperative Care / methods
  • Postoperative Care / veterinary
  • Treatment Outcome