Nine-year incidence of kidney disease in patients who have had total hip arthroplasty.

@article{Chandran2011NineyearIO,
  title={Nine-year incidence of kidney disease in patients who have had total hip arthroplasty.},
  author={Shaun E Chandran and Nicholas J Giori},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 6 Suppl},
  pages={24-7}
}
Metal-metal total hip arthroplasty (THA) is contraindicated in patients with impaired renal function due to increased metal ion output relative to other bearings and renal excretion of metal ions. Although one can avoid a metal-metal THA in a patient with renal disease, a patient may be destined to develop renal disease later in life. In this study, we sought to determine the incidence of newly diagnosed renal disease in the 9 years after THA. Using the Department of Veterans Affairs national… CONTINUE READING
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