Changes in blood ion levels after removal of metal-on-metal hip replacements

@inproceedings{Durrani2014ChangesIB,
  title={Changes in blood ion levels after removal of metal-on-metal hip replacements},
  author={Salim K Durrani and Philip C. Noble and Barry Sampson and Therese Panetta and Alexander D. Liddle and Shiraz A Sabah and Newton K Chan and J. Andrew Skinner and Alister Hart},
  booktitle={Acta orthopaedica},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In patients with metal-on-metal (MoM) hip prostheses, pain and joint effusions may be associated with elevated blood levels of cobalt and chromium ions. Since little is known about the kinetics of metal ion clearance from the body and the rate of resolution of elevated blood ion levels, we examined the time course of cobalt and… CONTINUE READING