Corrosion at the neck-stem junction as a cause of metal ion release and pseudotumour formation.

@article{Gill2012CorrosionAT,
  title={Corrosion at the neck-stem junction as a cause of metal ion release and pseudotumour formation.},
  author={Indy S Gill and J Taylor Webb and Karen E Sloan and Richard J Beaver},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2012},
  volume={94 7},
  pages={895-900}
}
We present a series of 35 patients (19 men and 16 women) with a mean age of 64 years (36.7 to 75.9), who underwent total hip replacement using the ESKA dual-modular short stem with metal on-polyethylene bearing surfaces. This implant has a modular neck section in addition to the modular head. Of these patients, three presented with increasing post-operative pain due to pseudotumour formation that resulted from corrosion at the modular neck-stem junction. These patients underwent further surgery… CONTINUE READING

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