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Metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasty: a review of periprosthetic biological reactions.

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Metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasty has undergone a recent resurgence as an alternative treatment option for young and active patients with significant osteoarthritis. The claimed advantages of metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasty include lower wear rate, preservation of bone stock for subsequent revision procedures, restoration of anatomic hip mechanics, and enhanced stability due to the larger diameter of articulation. A disadvantage, however, is that the metal-on-metal resur...

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10.1080/17453670810016795

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Mabilleau, G More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
Acta orthopaedica
Volume:
79
Issue:
6
Pages:
734-747
Publication date:
2008-12-05
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EISSN:
1745-3682
ISSN:
1745-3674
URN:
uuid:f181919f-6f19-470b-8bf6-084a17d76edd
Source identifiers:
62580
Local pid:
pubs:62580

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