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Necrotic and inflammatory changes in metal-on-metal resurfacing hip arthroplasties.

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BACKGROUND: Necrosis and inflammation in peri-implant soft tissues have been described in failed second-generation metal-on-metal (MoM) resurfacing hip arthroplasties and in the pseudotumors associated with these implants. The precise frequency and significance of these tissue changes is unknown. METHOD: We analyzed morphological and immunophenotypic changes in the periprosthetic soft tissues and femoral heads of 52 revised MoM arthroplasties (fracture in 21, pseudotumor in 13, component loo...

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10.3109/17453670903473016

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
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NDORMS
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Acta orthopaedica More from this journal
Volume:
80
Issue:
6
Pages:
653-659
Publication date:
2009-12-01
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1745-3682
ISSN:
1745-3674
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English
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2012-12-19

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