The painful metal-on-metal hip resurfacing.


We carried out metal artefact-reduction MRI, three-dimensional CT measurement of the position of the component and inductively-coupled plasma mass spectrometry analysis of cobalt and chromium levels in whole blood on 26 patients with unexplained pain following metal-on-metal resurfacing arthroplasty. MRI showed periprosthetic lesions around 16 hips, with 14… (More)
DOI: 10.1302/0301-620X.91B6.21682


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@article{Hart2009ThePM, title={The painful metal-on-metal hip resurfacing.}, author={Alister Hart and S. A. Sabah and Johann Henckel and A L Andrew L Lewis and John Cobb and Brittany Sampson and A. Mitchell and J. A. Skinner}, journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume}, year={2009}, volume={91 6}, pages={738-44} }