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Volume:5 Issue:2 Number:3 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #8284
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Serum levels of chromium, cobalt, & titanium 2 years after THR with a modular neck system

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OrthoEvidence. Serum levels of chromium, cobalt, & titanium 2 years after THR with a modular neck system. ACE Report. 2016;5(2):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/8284

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Serum Metal Ions with a Titanium Modular Neck Total Hip Replacement System

J Arthroplasty. 2015 Oct;30(10):1781-6

Contributing Authors: W Gofton PE Beaule

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50 patients undergoing total hip replacement surgery with a titanium modular neck system were randomized to receive either a metal-on-metal bearing with a chromium-cobalt shell or a metal-on-polyethylene bearing with a titanium shell. The purpose of the study was to observe serum ion levels of chromium, cobalt, and titanium over 2 year follow-up. Titanium and cobalt levels were significantly incre...

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