Metal-on-metal bearings: The evidence so far

F. S. Haddad, R. R. Thakrar, A. J. Hart, J. A. Skinner, A. V. Nargol, J. F. Nolan, H. S. Gill, D. W. Murray, A. W. Blom, C. P. Case

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Abstract

Lately, concerns have arisen following the use of large metal-on-metal bearings in hip replacements owing to reports of catastrophic soft-tissue reactions resulting in implant failure and associated complications. This review examines the literature and contemporary presentations on current clinical dilemmas in metal-on-metal hip replacement.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)572-579
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Bone and Joint Surgery - British Volume
Volume93
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Haddad, F. S., Thakrar, R. R., Hart, A. J., Skinner, J. A., Nargol, A. V., Nolan, J. F., ... Case, C. P. (2011). Metal-on-metal bearings: The evidence so far. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - British Volume, 93(5), 572-579. https://doi.org/10.1302/0301-620X.93B4.26429