A1 Journal article – refereed
Adverse reaction to metal debris after Birmingham hip resurfacing arthroplasty

List of Authors: Junnila M, Seppänen M, Mokka J, Virolainen P, Polonen T, Vahlberg T, Mattila K, Tuominen EKJ, Rantakokko J, Äärimaa V, Itälä A, Makela KT
Publication year: 2015
Journal: Acta Orthopaedica
Journal name in source: ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA
Journal acronym: ACTA ORTHOP
Volume number: 86
Issue number: 3
ISSN: 1745-3674
eISSN: 1745-3682


Interpretation -We found that HRA with the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing may be more dangerous than previously believed. We advise systematic follow-up of these patients using metal ion levels, MRI/ultrasound, and patient-reported outcome measures.

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