Metal-On-Metal Hip Resurfacing Not Re...

Metal-On-Metal Hip Resurfacing Not Recommended in Women, New Study Finds

There are 4 comments on the The Beaumont Enterprise story from Oct 11, 2012, titled Metal-On-Metal Hip Resurfacing Not Recommended in Women, New Study Finds. In it, The Beaumont Enterprise reports that:

Metal-On-Metal Hip Resurfacing Not Recommended in Women, New Study Finds Only middle-aged men of larger stature, approximately a quarter of the male patient population, had failure rates comparable to that of total hip replacement surgery."This latest study is only one of a long list emphasizing the risks of metal-on-metal hip replacement ... (more)

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Idaho Falls, ID

#1 Oct 19, 2012
For anyone who wants to undergo hip replacement surgery, I suggest that you refer at for more information about the matter. There are a lot of things that people may need to know about hip replacements. However, it is best if a patient connects to his doctor and discusses things over.

Brooklyn, NY

#2 Oct 31, 2012
Metal-on-metal hip devices do make the problem worse, according to many patients. After having the hip implant many have complained of pain coming from the site of operation. There are even those who have visited to know what legal actions to take.

Brooklyn, NY

#3 Nov 16, 2012
Because of the growing evidences of hazardous complications caused by metal-on-metal hip implant, FDA held a two-day meeting with its assembled 18-member panel of experts to reconsider the safety of the metal-on-metal hip replacement implants. Metal-on-metal implants were actually advertised to last longer and more efficient than other hip implant devices. However, reports of early wear have left the patients at higher level of metal exposure caused by cobalt, chromium and other metallic substances. Because of its higher rate of complications, there are also a large number of lawsuits filed against its manufacturers. For more input, visit

Indianapolis, IN

#4 Dec 28, 2012
An increasing number patients affected have been filing complaints against the manufacturers of hip replacement systems. Patients were suffering from too much pain, experience popping, squeaking, bone fractures, corrosion, severe pain and etc. This is to prove that metal-on-metal hip replacement has a high failure rate. For more information see this link

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