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Primary hip replacement prostheses and their evidence base: systematic review of literature.

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STUDY QUESTION: To what extent are prostheses with no readily available evidence to support their use being implanted in primary total hip arthroplasty? SUMMARY ANSWER: A quarter of prostheses available to orthopaedic surgeons in England and Wales have no readily available evidence of clinical effectiveness to support their use. WHAT IS KNOWN AND WHAT THIS PAPER ADDS: The high failure rate of some metal-on-metal hip replacements has highlighted the need for an adequate evidence base for ortho...

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Journal:
British journal of sports medicine More from this journal
Volume:
48
Issue:
15
Pages:
1198
Publication date:
2014-08-01
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EISSN:
1473-0480
ISSN:
0306-3674
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:475922
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uuid:c9fdcc85-bc75-4a5a-8ff4-60c07dfc3657
Local pid:
pubs:475922
Source identifiers:
475922
Deposit date:
2014-07-18

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