Companies offer surgeons incentives to use their prosthesesBMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7448.1091-a (Published 06 May 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1091
- Zosia Kmietowicz
Half of all hip replacement operations are done by surgeons who do fewer than one such procedure a week, often with prostheses without a proved track record, says a parliamentary report.
Over 43 000 hip replacement operations are done in England every year. But with no list of which devices of the 64 available are …