Metal-on-metal bearings: the evidence so far

FS Haddad, RR Thakrar, AJ Hart, JA Skinner, AV Nargol, JF Nolan, HS Gill, DW Murray, AW Blom, CP Case

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Abstract

Lately, concerns have arisen following the use of large metal-on-metal bearings in hip replacements owing to reports of catastrophic soft-tissue reactions resulting in implant failure and associated complications. This review examines the literature and contemporary presentations on current clinical dilemmas in metal-on-metal hip replacement.
Translated title of the contributionMetal-on-metal bearings: the evidence so far
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)572 - 579
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Bone and Joint Surgery
Volume93(5)
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2011

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