Source: Medical News Today
Date of publication: 1 July 2012
Publication type: News Item
In a nutshell: An 18 member panel of experts have reported to the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that they saw little reason to recommend surgeons to continue to use metal-on-metal implants. Regulators in the UK have advised that some patients with large diameter metal-on-metal joints should have a yearly blood test and MRI scan.
Length of publication: 1 web page
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