Metal-on-metal vs conventional total hip arthroplasty: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Voleti2012MetalonmetalVC,
  title={Metal-on-metal vs conventional total hip arthroplasty: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Pramod Babu Voleti and Keith Baldwin and G A Lee},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 10},
  pages={1844-9}
}
Metal-on-metal (MOM) hip articulations represent a potential alternative to conventional metal-on-polyethylene total hip arthroplasty (THA). We performed a systematic review of the peer-reviewed literature in search of studies comparing MOM with conventional primary THA with regard to functional outcomes, radiographic outcomes, and complication rates. Four… CONTINUE READING