How safe are metal-on-metal hip implants?

BMJ. 2012 Feb 28;344:e1410. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e1410.
No abstract available

MeSH terms

  • Carcinogens
  • Chromium Alloys / adverse effects*
  • Device Approval*
  • Equipment Safety
  • Government Regulation
  • Hip Prosthesis / adverse effects*
  • Humans
  • Mutagens / adverse effects
  • Product Surveillance, Postmarketing
  • Prosthesis Design
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • United States Food and Drug Administration

Substances

  • Carcinogens
  • Chromium Alloys
  • Mutagens