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Hip Implant Patients With Unexplained Pain Likely to Have Tissue Damage, Hospital for Special Surgery Study


3/20/2013 7:52:12 AM

he cause of unexplained pain among metal-on-metal hip implant patients is more likely to be tissue damage than wear of the implant, Hospital for Special Surgery researchers have found. The study, performed by Dr. Danyal Nawabi, orthopedic surgery fellow, and research collaborators at HSS, will be reported at the upcoming annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, March 19-23, in Chicago.

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