Consensus Hip Resurfacing

From the Advanced Resurfacing Course, May 2014, Ghent Belgium.

Today, anno 2014, metal-on-metal hip arthroplasty in general and hip resurfacing in particular is finding itself in the eye of the storm. Despite the fact that an estimated 500,000 current generation metal-on-metal hip replacements have been performed over the last 15 years with excellent results from experienced surgeons, there are reports of increasing numbers of revisions for unexplained pain and soft tissue reactions.

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