Kaiser Permanente Study: Short-Term Risk of Hip Implant Failure Higher for Women

Feb 21, 2013 Full story: WebWire

Total hip replacements are more likely to fail for women than for men, according to a Kaiser Permanente Southern California study published today in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine.

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Leonard Cole

Kansas City, MO

#1 Mar 10, 2013
Despite the anatomical structure of the women’s hip which is considered as the reason why they are at risk of hip implant failure, another thing to ponder is the hip devices used especially that of metal-on-metal hip implants which carry serious complications. Besides, metal-on-metal implants are linked to greater risk of device failure in females as well. I just want to share this site http://www.4000more.org/health/experts-cite-k... , they have helpful information about the complications that you may possibly get from a hip replacement surgery.

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