Risk of cancer in first seven years after metal-on-metal hip replacement compared with other bearings and general population: linkage study between the National Joint Registry of England and Wales and hospital episode statistics.
National Joint Registry of England and Wales
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To determine whether use of metal-on-metal bearing surfaces is associated with an increased risk of a diagnosis of cancer in the early years after total hip replacement and specifically with an increase in malignant melanoma and haematological, prostate, and renal tract cancers.
addresses: Musculosketal Research Unit, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Bristol BS10 5NB, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org
notes: PMCID: PMC3318111
types: Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Copyright © 2012 by the BMJ Publishing Group Ltd. This articles was first published in: BMJ, 2012, Vol. 344, pp. e2383 -
BMJ, 2012, Vol. 344, pp. e2383 -
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