Metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasty: an analysis of safety and revision rates.

@article{Sehatzadeh2012MetalonmetalHR,
  title={Metal-on-metal hip resurfacing arthroplasty: an analysis of safety and revision rates.},
  author={Shayan Sehatzadeh and Kellee Kaulback and Leslie Levin},
  journal={Ontario health technology assessment series},
  year={2012},
  volume={12 19},
  pages={1-63}
}
BACKGROUND Metal-on-metal (MOM) hip resurfacing arthroplasty (HRA) is in clinical use as an appropriate alternative to total hip arthroplasty in young patients. In this technique, a metal cap is placed on the femoral head to cover the damaged surface of the bone and a metal cup is placed in the acetabulum. OBJECTIVES The primary objective of this analysis was to compare the revision rates of MOM HRA using different implants with the benchmark set by the National Institute of Clinical… CONTINUE READING

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