Sunday, May 29, 2011
Surprising statement from older (2004) Journal Article
I was reading some journal articles from 2004 and found something suprising. There are risks to replacement surgery but had not heard this risk highlighted in the abstract below:
While all components can be associated with the distant spread of particles and metal ions, it is the environment of revision arthroplasty that provides the greatest potential for the generation and systemic dissemination of wear debris.
J Arthroplasty. 2004 Dec;19(8 Suppl 3):94-101.
Posted by Connie at 2:03 PM