Preoperative Evaluation to Determine Candidates for Metal-on-Metal Hip Resurfacing

Seyler, Thorsten M.; Marker, David R.; Boyd, Harold S.; Zywiel, Michael G.; McGrath, Mike S.; Mont, Michael A.
November 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2009 Supplement 6, Vol. 91-A, p32
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on the evaluation of patients using the criteria-based on survey on practicing orthopedic surgeons, patient outcomes, and published literature in the U.S. It mentions the defined contraindications by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for hip resurfacing in which only trained surgeons can perform the procedure. Moreover, a survey through a two-day course has been conducted among the participants and has been evaluated using a wireless electronic response system.


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