The correlation of wear with histological features after failed hip resurfacing arthroplasty.

@article{Grammatopoulos2013TheCO,
  title={The correlation of wear with histological features after failed hip resurfacing arthroplasty.},
  author={George A Grammatopoulos and Hemant G. Pandit and Amir Kamali and Francesca Maggiani and Si{\^o}n Glyn-Jones and H. S. Gill and D. W. Murray and Nicholas Athanasou},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2013},
  volume={95 12},
  pages={e81}
}
BACKGROUND Tissue necrosis and a macrophage and perivascular lymphocytic infiltrate are commonly seen in periprosthetic tissues around metal-on-metal hip resurfacing implants, including pseudotumors associated with these implants. The purpose of the present study was to correlate pathological changes in periprosthetic tissues with clinical findings and the amount of implant-derived metal wear. METHODS We analyzed morphological changes in the periprosthetic soft tissues around fifty-six failed… CONTINUE READING

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