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Higher Failure Rates Found in Larger Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants.

Posted by Sarah Showard | Mar 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

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A British review of larger diameter metal on metal hip implants found, “unequivocal evidence that metal-on-metal stemmed prostheses are associated with higher failure rates than other types, and that the use of large head sizes, and use of these prostheses in younger women, is associated with a particularly high rate of early revision surgery.”

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Sarah Showard

Sarah Showard graduated from the University of Maryland in 1985, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English-Linguistics and a Certification in Womens Studies. She then graduated from New York University School of Law in 1988. Sarah began practice initially as an insurance defense attorne...

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