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Adverse reactions to metal debris occur with all types of hip replacement not just metal-on-metal hips: a retrospective observational study of 3340 revisions for adverse reactions to metal debris from the National Joint Registry for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man

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Background: Adverse reactions to metal debris (ARMD) have resulted in the high short-term failure rates observed with metal-on-metal hip replacements. ARMD has recently been reported in non-metal-on-metal total hip replacements (non-MoM THRs) in a number of small cohort studies. However the true magnitude of this complication in non-MoM THRs remains unknown. We used a nationwide database to determine the risk of ARMD revision in all non-MoM THRs, and compared patient and surg... Expand abstract
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10.1186/s12891-016-1329-8

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Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders Journal website
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17
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1
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Article: 495
Publication date:
2016-12-05
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1471-2474
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pubs:665081
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uri:2c6c8b28-6bc8-4534-bea4-a93497cca075
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uuid:2c6c8b28-6bc8-4534-bea4-a93497cca075
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