Modern metal on metal articulation for total hip replacements.

@article{Dorr1996ModernMO,
  title={Modern metal on metal articulation for total hip replacements.},
  author={Lawrence D. Dorr and Kathi Hilton and Zhinian Wan and Gad Markovich and Roy Bloebaum},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1996},
  volume={333},
  pages={
          108-17
        }
}
Between 1991 and 1994, 70 patients received total hip replacements with metal on metal articulation. The results of 54 of these patients with 54 hips who have a 2- to 4-year (2.7-year average) followup are reported. Patients were prospectively evaluated using the Harris hip score, a patient self assessment form, and radiographs. Hip aspiration was performed preoperatively and 6 to 24 months postoperatively in 24 hips with metal on metal articulations. Implant retrieval was obtained from 2… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 39 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 extracted citations