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Latest data confirms high failure rates for metal-on-metal hip replacements

Medical Xpress - Mon 12 Mar 12

Ten days after the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) announced that patients who have received stemmed metal-on-metal (MOM) hip replacements will need annual check-ups, ...

Latest data confirms high failure rates for metal-on-metal hip replacements, HealthCanal - Tue 13 Mar 12

Study prompts call for wider ban on metal hips

Reuters Health - Tue 13 Mar 12

LONDON (Reuters) - New research confirmed that all-metal artificial hips fail more often than other types, fuelling concerns about the devices and prompting a call from researchers on Tuesday ...

Study prompts call for wider ban on metal hips, Reuters - Mon 12 Mar 12

Doctors urge against metal hip joints

FOXNews - Tue 13 Mar 12

Experts at the world's biggest artificial joint registry said doctors should stop using metal-on-metal hip replacements, citing an analysis showing they have to be fixed or replaced more often ...

Ban metal-on-metal hip replacements, experts urge

Guardian.co.uk - Tue 13 Mar 12

Research published in the Lancet finds 'unequivocal evidence' of high failure rates of implants, particularly among womenExperts are calling for controversial metal-on-metal hip implants to ...

British doctors urge against metal hip joints

AP - Tue 13 Mar 12

LONDON (AP) -- British experts at the world's biggest artificial joint registry said doctors should stop using metal-on-metal hip replacements, citing an analysis showing they have to be fixed ...

Ban Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements, U.K. Researchers Assert

Health News - Tue 13 Mar 12

TUESDAY, March 13 (HealthDay News) — There is “unequivocal evidence” that stemmed metal-on-metal hip replacements fail at much higher rates than other types of hip implants ...

Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants Have Higher Fail Rates

WebMD - Mon 12 Mar 12

Data from the world's largest joint replacement registry show that troubled metal-on-metal hip implants have early failure rates that are two to four times higher than implants made with other ...

Metal-on-Metal Hips Need Work More Quickly (CME/CE)

MedPageToday - Mon 12 Mar 12

(MedPage Today) -- Revision of total hip replacement surgery within five years was significantly more common in British patients who received metal-on-metal implants, results of a large registry ...

Experts Say Metal On Metal Hip Replacements Need To Be Banned

RedOrbit - Wed 14 Mar 12

According to a new study published in the Lancet journal, there is unequivocal evidence of high failure rates of metal on metal hip replacements, especially in women. The data showed that on ...