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Widely-Used New Hip And Knee Implants Lack Support In Data – BMJ Study

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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A review of 15,384 implants in 13,164 patients published in BMJ finds several newer hip and knee implant technologies, including ceramic-on-ceramic bearings for hips and high-flexion knees, have not been proven better than older devices, and, in some cases, show safety deficits.

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