Very Interesting article explaining metal on metal wear in total hip replacement which is similar to hip resurfacing mom devices.
Can I have a Hip Resurfacing if I am Allergic To Metals?Skin allergies to metals does not mean you will be allergic to a hip resurfacing device inside your body at the deep tissue level. This is a question that many people ask. The best way to know if you can have a hip resurfacing when you have skin allergies to metals is to ask an experienced hip resurfacing surgeon. Dr. Bose has written this explanation about the metal allergy problem: “Allergy after artificial joints is an interesting issue. One must keep in mind that the co-cr-mo alloy has… Read the rest “What if I have a skin allergy to metals? by Patricia Walter”