MRI Predicts Failing MoM Hip Implants

MRI Predicts Failing MoM Hip Implants

There are 1 comment on the Surgical Products story from May 20, 2013, titled MRI Predicts Failing MoM Hip Implants. In it, Surgical Products reports that:

Synovial volume as measured by MRI is highly predictive of metal-on-metal hip implant failure in both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients, a study has found.

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Jill Q

San Jose, CA

#1 May 24, 2013
One theory why metal-on-metal hip implants fail points to the debris that is generated as the joints wear. It is thought that the debris is not compatible with human tissue, which causes the metal hip joints to fail, but itÂ’s not known why. To know more, visit http://rachelgellar.wordpress.com/ .

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