Patterns of risk of cancer in patients with metal-on-metal hip replacements versus other bearing surface types:a record linkage study between a prospective joint registry and general practice electronic health records in England

Lalmohamed, Arief, MacGregor, Alexander J, de Vries, Frank, Leufkens, Hubertus G M and van Staa, Tjeerd P (2013) Patterns of risk of cancer in patients with metal-on-metal hip replacements versus other bearing surface types:a record linkage study between a prospective joint registry and general practice electronic health records in England. PLoS One, 8 (7). ISSN 1932-6203

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Abstract

There are concerns that metal-on-metal hip implants may cause cancer. The objective of this study was to evaluate patterns and timing of risk of cancer in patients with metal-on-metal total hip replacements (THR).

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Additional Information: © 2013 Lalmohamed et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2014 16:48
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2020 23:52
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/46614
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065891

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