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BACKGROUND Total hip replacement (THR) is extremely common. Some prostheses fail, particularly in younger patients, and need to be revised, most commonly for loosening secondary to wear or(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether use of metal-on-metal bearing surfaces is associated with an increased risk of a diagnosis of cancer in the early years after total hip replacement and specifically(More)
There has been growing concern regarding the systemic and local effects of metal ions released from metal-on-metal hip resurfacings and total hip replacements, including the development of aseptic(More)