The introduction, by Dr. Koen De Smet, along with a chapter on questions and answers can bring forth clarity to the reader. Dr. Koen De Smet is one of the pioneers of the hip resurfacing surgery, and considered by many to be one of the foremost hip surgeons in the world.
This book reveals ways that patients use our new technology to find the answers that they are entitled to and often not given by their physicians. Frequently, patients are not informed of the options available. Knowing what questions to ask your doctor would be a gift that this book may provide.
When Peggy Gabriel was told that her scheduled total hip replacement surgery would drastically change her active lifestyle, and that she would be facing future revisions, she desperately searched for another alternative. Thus, she entered a labyrinth of discovery, intertwined with medical and insurance issues that would ultimately lead her to a satisfactory solution.
This book is a story of a journey by Peggy Gabriel, laced with facts, personal experiences of others who have had hip surgery, and victory over pain and limitations....Continua