Our clients often want to know more about what’s wrong with their metal on metal hip implants and what kind of medical complications they might face. Often the medical and orthopedic research is extremely technical and difficult to understand.
Below you’ll find research summaries in easier to read synopses that focus on the main points. Each metal on metal hip research summary also contains a link to the original source material.
Title: Unusual Case of Congestive Heart Failure: Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Histopathologic Findings in Cobalt Cardiomyopathy Summary A 69-year-old woman came to the authors with symptoms of congestive heart failure, a heart condition that leads to...read more
Title: Hip Implant Related Chorio-Retinal Cobalt Toxicity Abstract A 39-year-old female with high levels of cobalt in her blood (a side-effect of her two hip implants) came to the doctors with complaints that her left eye had been blurry for three weeks. Eye imaging...read more
Research Title: Progressive Cardiomyopathy in a Patient with Elevated Cobalt Ion Levels and Bilateral Metal-on-Metal Hip Arthroplasties Abstract: Cobalt poisoning, which is also referred to as cobalt toxicity or cobalt disease, is caused by excessive levels of cobalt...read more
Research Title: Adverse Reaction to Metal Debris after ReCap-M2A-Magnum Large-Diameter Head Metal on Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty Background and Purpose: Adverse reaction to metal debris (ARMD) is a type of implant failure that can occur after metal-on-metal hip...read more
Research Title: Adverse Local Tissue Reaction After a Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Prosthesis Without Elevated Serum Metal Ion Levels Background Recent studies show a correlation between high cobalt and chromium levels and failed metal on metal hip (MoM) implants....read more
High Incidence of Pseudotumors After Hip Resurfacing Even in Low-Risk Patients; Results From Intensified MRI Screening Protocol Abstract A Metal-on-Metal pseudotumor is a mass of tissue that can form and grow around a Metal-on-Metal (MoM) hip implant. Pseudotumors are...read more
Revision of a Single Type of Large Metal Head Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Abstract Large-head metal-on-metal (MoM) total hip arthroplasties were introduced because of their purported advantages. Inflammatory pseudotumors occasionally occur after MoM hip...read more
Abstract: Peri-articular soft-tissue masses or ‘pseudotumours’ can occur after large-diameter metal-on-metal (MoM) resurfacing of the hip and conventional total hip replacement (THR). Our aim was to assess the incidence of pseudotumor formation and to identify risk...read more
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