The association between metal allergy, total hip arthroplasty, and revision

@inproceedings{Thyssen2009TheAB,
  title={The association between metal allergy, total hip arthroplasty, and revision},
  author={Jacob P Thyssen and Stig Storgaard Jakobsen and K{\aa}re Engkilde and Jeanne D Johansen and Kjeld S\oballe and Torkil Menn{\'e}},
  booktitle={Acta orthopaedica},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE It has been speculated that the prevalence of metal allergy may be higher in patients with implant failure. We compared the prevalence and cause of revisions following total hip arthroplasty (THA) in dermatitis patients suspected to have contact allergy and in patients in general with THA. Furthermore, we compared the prevalence of metal allergy in dermatitis patients with and without THA. MATERIALS AND METHODS The Danish Hip Arthroplasty Registry (DHAR) contained… CONTINUE READING
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