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Metal-on-metal hips: current status

Abstract:

One of the greatest technological advances in the history of medicine is the total joint replacement. Hip, knee, and shoulder replacements are routine throughout the world. They reduce pain in a cost-effective way and improve quality of life for millions of patients with end stage arthritis. Total hip replacement (THR) is considered a landmark surgery in modern medical history. The THR has developed with research and experimentation over the last 40–50 years with progressive improvement in ma...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Orthopaedics and Trauma Journal website
Volume:
32
Issue:
1
Pages:
54-60
Publication date:
2017-12-29
Acceptance date:
2017-12-27
DOI:
EISSN:
1877-1335
ISSN:
1877-1327
Pubs id:
pubs:819402
URN:
uri:ee881ef2-d768-4d93-8a94-2faa050f185b
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uuid:ee881ef2-d768-4d93-8a94-2faa050f185b
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pubs:819402

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