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Final opinion on Metal-on-Metal joint replacements

Final Opinion on

The safety of Metal-on-Metal joint replacements with a particular focus on hip implants

 

Stiff joints, aching bones, painful movement – modern medicine has come up with answers to some of the problems of old age. But can some forms of medical interventions like Metal-on-Metal hip and joint replacements actually do more harm than good?

The European Commission has mandated the Scientific Committee on Emerging Newly Identified Health Risks to produce an opinion on “the safety of Metal-on-Metal joint replacements with a particular focus on hip implants”.

Final opinionpdf(2 MB)

 
09/10/2014 | Top