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Hip Implant Failure

Mar 06, 2012   |   by Thad Woodard   |   alaskapublic.org

Some implants for hip replacement surgery are being recalled and some are loosening prematurely.

Hip Implant Failure

On this edition of Line One we discuss these problems with Anchorage orthopedic surgeon Dr. Steve Tower and Dr. Michael Mayor, Dartmouth orthopedic surgeon and past chairman of the FDA’s Advisory Panel on Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Devices.

Listen here.

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http://www.alaskapublic.org/2012/02/24/hip-implant-failure/

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