Increased Mortality in Metal-on-Metal versus Non-Metal-on-Metal Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty at 10 Years and Longer Follow-Up: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

@inproceedings{Pijls2016IncreasedMI,
  title={Increased Mortality in Metal-on-Metal versus Non-Metal-on-Metal Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty at 10 Years and Longer Follow-Up: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis},
  author={B G Pijls and Jennifer M T A Meessen and J W Schoones and Marta Fiocco and Huub J. L. van der Heide and Artyom Sedrakyan and Rob G. H. H. Nelissen},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
IMPORTANCE There are concerns about increased mortality in patients with metal-on-metal bearings in total hip arthroplasty (THA). OBJECTIVE To determine the mortality and the morbidity in patients with metal-on-metal articulations (MOM THA) compared to patients with non-metal-on-metal articulations (non-MOM THA) after primary total hip arthroplasty. DATA SOURCES Search of PubMed, MEDLINE, EMBASE, Web of Science, Cochrane, CINAHL, AcademicSearchPremier, ScienceDirect, Wiley and clinical… CONTINUE READING
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