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Older, cheaper hip implants are best

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7065.1103 (Published 02 November 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1103

Older, less expensive hip implants tend to be the most reliable, according to the Effective Health Care Bulletin.

The bulletin, which is produced by the NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination at the University of York, says that a wide variety of untested prostheses are currently in use in the NHS. Over …

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