THA: 3-fold complication rate with Metal-on-Metal bearings
Metal-on-metal vs conventional total hip arthroplasty: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsJ Arthroplasty. 2012 Dec;27(10):1844-9. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2012.05.023. Epub 2012 Jul 6
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Four Level I randomized controlled trials (412 hips with a frequency weighted mean patient age of 57.8 years and a frequency weighted mean follow-up time of 5.7 years) were selected for a systematic review comparing metal-on-metal (MOM) with conventional metal-on-polyethylene primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) with respect to functional and radiographic outcomes. There was no significant differe...
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