Dr. Luu is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the management of hip and knee arthritis. He has extensive training in total hip and knee replacement surgery with an emphasis on minimally-invasive approaches including partial knee replacements...
Dr. Andrew Luu specialized in orthopedic surgery because he was "fascinated by the problem solving, planning, and intricacies that go into treating orthopedic injuries."
Joint reconstruction is a surgical procedure to repair and restore the full function of a damaged joint. During joint replacement, the worn or damaged surfaces of the joint are removed and replaced with new artificial parts.
The conservation of bone stock and the decrease of intraoperative acetabular fracture risk associated with revision surgery is a primary goal to improve the outcome of the procedure. The objective of this study was to evaluate and compare the performance of the Explant Acetabular Cup Removal System and the EZout Powered Acetabular Revision System in an in vitro model.
What is unique about an anterior approach to hip replacement surgery?
There are a variety of ways for surgeons to perform a hip replacement surgery. The two most common are the “posterior” approach and the “direct anterior” approach.
Dr. Luu was an attentive listener as I shared concerns about my knee. He focused on a plan for future concerns and an immediate solution for the present. I will feel very confident in speaking with Dr. Luu in the future.