Repeated metal ion measurements in patients with high risk metal-on-metal hip replacement

Abstract

Conventional follow-up methods are not sufficient to identify adverse soft tissue reactions in patients with metal-on-metal hip replacements. The national guidelines regarding metal ion measurements are debatable. The aims of our study were to investigate (1) if there is a clinically significant change in whole blood (WB) cobalt (Co) or chrome (Cr) levels… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00264-014-2300-7

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