Items Tagged ‘hip implants’

March 4, 2010

Concerns Over ‘Metal on Metal’ Hip Implants

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Some of the nation’s leading orthopedic surgeons have reduced or stopped use of a popular category of artificial hips amid concerns that the devices are causing severe tissue and bone damage in some patients, often requiring replacement surgery within a year or two…   Surgeons at Rush University Medical Center have performed about two dozen […]

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