Analyzing Outcomes With Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements


Metal-on-metal total hip replacement appears to be associated with high failure rates, according to a large British analysis. Among metal-on-metal replacements, failure occurred earlier with large heads. Larger head size was associated with improved survival for ceramicon- ceramic articulations.

Abstract: Lancet, March 31, 2012.

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