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Metal-on-metal bearings : The evidence so far


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Haddad, F. S., Thakrar, R. R., Hart, A. J., Skinner, J. A., Nargol, A. V., Nolan, J. F., Gill, H. S., Murray, D. W., Blom, A. W. and Case, C. P., 2011. Metal-on-metal bearings : The evidence so far. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - British Volume, 93 (5), pp. 572-579.

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Abstract

Lately, concerns have arisen following the use of large metal-on-metal bearings in hip replacements owing to reports of catastrophic soft-tissue reactions resulting in implant failure and associated complications. This review examines the literature and contemporary presentations on current clinical dilemmas in metal-on-metal hip replacement.

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Item Type Articles
CreatorsHaddad, F. S., Thakrar, R. R., Hart, A. J., Skinner, J. A., Nargol, A. V., Nolan, J. F., Gill, H. S., Murray, D. W., Blom, A. W. and Case, C. P.
DOI10.1302/0301-620X.93B4.26429
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21511920PubMedCentral
DepartmentsFaculty of Engineering & Design > Mechanical Engineering
Research CentresCentre for Orthopaedic Biomechanics
RefereedYes
StatusPublished
ID Code30686

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