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MoM Hip Replacements and Heavy Metal Poisoning

There are 2 comments on the US Recall News story from Dec 1, 2012, titled MoM Hip Replacements and Heavy Metal Poisoning. In it, US Recall News reports that:

As more information surfaces on the medical complications associated with popular metal-on-metal hip replacement devices, heavy metal poisoning is now a concern facing many individuals.

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Idaho Falls, ID

#1 Dec 7, 2012
Metal toxicity is one of the biggest concern of patients with metal-on-metal hip implants. These heavy metals may damage the kidney and other organs if they are circulated in the blood. Visit to know more about it.

San Jose, CA

#3 Dec 23, 2012
Some metal-on-metal implants can fail, increasing the amount of wear and producing small amounts of debris. This debris can trigger a response in your body, which can cause erosion of bone and loosening of the implants. In some people it can cause extensive tissue damage and in some rare cases death of tissue cells, including those of the muscles, tendons, nerves and bones. To know more, visit

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