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Metal-on-metal bearings: the evidence so far.

Abstract:
Lately, concerns have arisen following the use of large metal-on-metal bearings in hip replacements owing to reports of catastrophic soft-tissue reactions resulting in implant failure and associated complications. This review examines the literature and contemporary presentations on current clinical dilemmas in metal-on-metal hip replacement.

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Haddad, FS More by this author
Thakrar, RR More by this author
Skinner, JA More by this author
Nargol, AV More by this author
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Journal:
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume
Volume:
93
Issue:
5
Pages:
572-579
Publication date:
2011-05-05
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ISSN:
0301-620X
URN:
uuid:daa0ee18-3a62-4666-ba2c-4b39a327882f
Source identifiers:
149732
Local pid:
pubs:149732

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