Thursday, 5 April 2012

High hip implant fail rate

High hip implant fail rate:

The Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has said surgeons should not use a type of metal-on-metal hip implant.The MHRA advised that the implant's failure rate meant 10% had to be replaced within four years.It is believed that 270 people in England and Wales have had the implants fitted during surgery.The MHRA said doctors should monitor any patient who had received the implant. The implant,... Healthcare Today

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