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Metal-on-Metal hip replacements: re solving the uncertainties

Friday, 22nd June 2012
The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 28th May 2012

Convenors: Mr Alister Hart, Imperial College London, Professor Julia Shelton, Queen Mary, University of London,

Professor Gordon Blunn, University College London

New evidence on the management and mechanism of failure of metal-on-metal hip replacements is rapidly emerging. This meeting  summarised and appraised the emerging evidence from recent symposia in the JBJSAm and CORR journals and the meetings of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, The British Hip Society and EFORT.

 Summary notes from "Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements: Solving the uncertainties"

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