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ANCA Hip-Clinic

Hip Surgery at ANCA Medical Center

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Anca-LatemWelcome on the site of Dr. Koen De Smet, from the ANCA Medical Center for Hip Surgery (AMC-Ghent) at Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium.

The belgian ANCA-Clinic (ANCA Medical Center, or AMC-Ghent) earned an international reputation for its expertise and skills in total hip, hip resurfacing and trauma surgery. Many young and active patients, and athletes from around the world, has found their way to the clinic. But also patients, part of the so-called 'difficult-cases' group, have been helped successfully by the clinic's excellent and experienced staff.
This web site is about sharing information on hip problems and treatment, and on the health care services offered by the ANCA Clinic to its foreign patients.


Last Updated ( Saturday, 03 August 2013 19:39 )

Address change AMC Gent

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The  new address for consultations of Dr. Koen De Smet will be:



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ANCA Clinic in Rome, Italy

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photo surgeonsIn the  fourth quarter of  2008, the ANCA-Clinic opened a new hip center at Rome, Italy. Italian patients are welcome in their own country for consults and/or threatment.

The medical staff of the new clinic are build around Dr. Calistri (fulltime) and Dr. De Smet (parttime). For surgery and/or main treatment the facilities of the "Clinica Valle Giulia" hospital will be used.

Last Updated ( Saturday, 17 March 2012 11:57 ) Read more...

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Hip Prosthesis Specialties

THR prosthesis
-  ceramic-on-ceramic
-  metal-on-metal

Resurfacing technique
-  metal-on-metal
Hip revision surgery

Surgical History in Hip Arthroplasty

Hip surgeries: 8400
-  3300 total hip
-  4400 hip resurfacing
-  700 revisions


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helpdeskFor international contact with our main office in Belgium, please use the information given below:

Consultations by appointment only.

Contact Italian Clinic

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