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October 2, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Hip Replacement Found Safer for Women Than Resurfacing

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Women experience more problems than men in the seven years after surgery, U.K. researchers said today in a study published in the Lancet medical journal. Metal resurfacing implants fail more quickly than total hip replacements made of other materials, with the failure rate as much as five times higher for females, they said.  Resurfacing is […]

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