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Pseudotumours following metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasty

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Metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasty (MoMHRA) has undergone a recent resurgence as an alternative treatment option for young and active patients with significant hip osteoarthritis. Despite the satisfactory short-term implant survivorship, abnormal periprosthetic soft-tissue masses relating to the hip joint (pseudotumours) are being increasingly reported. These were found to be locally destructive, requiring revision surgery in a high proportion (75%) of patients, the outcome of which ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wadham College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Orthopaedic Surgery
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Publication date:
2009
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:446beb4e-4e36-4666-b6b3-4f00bd4a3dc8
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ora:2984

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