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The investigation and management of metal-on-metal hip arthroplasty patients

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Many metal-on-metal hip arthroplasties (MoMHAs) were implanted worldwide in the form of hip resurfacing arthroplasty (HRA) and total hip arthroplasty. These devices experienced unexpectedly high short-term failure rates, with many revisions performed for adverse reactions to metal debris (ARMD) and pseudotumour (a specific type of ARMD). To identify problems early, worldwide regulatory authorities recommend most MoMHA patients require regular follow-up. However these recommendations are no...

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