There are 2 comments on the Tipperary Today story from Dec 24, 2012, titled Eurolink. In it, Tipperary Today reports that:

Recent health scandals including PIP breast implants and metal-on-metal hip replacements should be consigned to the past under new EU legislation being drafted on medical devices.

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San Jose, CA

#1 Jan 11, 2013
Indeed the controversy of several hip implants have made other patients wary of going through hip replacement surgery. Metallosis is problem faced by patients who have had a metal-on-metal hip replacement. High levels of chromium and cobalt ions were found in the blood of patients with this type of implant. Manufacturers face several lawsuits due to this problem.

Kansas City, MO

#2 Jan 18, 2013
Metal-on-metal hip implants used in hip replacement procedures caused a series of complications. No wonder, people nowadays are having a hard time deciding if they are to undergo a hip operation or not. Check out

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