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

Number of pages: 6

ISSN: 1745-3674

eISSN: 1745-3682

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/17453674.2014.1004015


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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