Sources of Debris in Artificial Hips – Graphic – NYTimes.com.

Sources of Debris in Artificial Hips

 

Data from orthopedic registries in England and Australia shows that standard all-metal replacement hips are failing at rates two to three times greater than ones made of metal and plastic. Metal wear is the principal culprit. But researchers say such wear can happen in differing ways that can contribute to the early failure of various hip models. Related Article »

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