A DGReview of :”Metal-on-metal resurfacing of the hip in patients under the age of 55 years with osteoarthritis”
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. British Volume
By Mary Beth Nierengarten
Low early failure rates with the use of metal-on-metal hip resurfacing for hip replacement in young patients with osteoarthritis of the hip suggests the suitability of this procedure for young, active arthritic patients, reports a study from the United Kingdom.
Because conventional hip arthroplasty does not provide a lasting solution for young and active patients who … Read the rest