Letters Metal-on-metal hip implants

Clinical governance requirements are needed now

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e2128 (Published 21 March 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e2128
  1. Anna E Livingstone, general practitioner
  1. 1Limehouse Practice, Gill Street Health Centre, London E14 8HQ, UK
  1. a.e.livingstone{at}qmul.ac.uk

My first consultation regarding metal-on-metal hip replacements came last week when a patient expressed concern.1 The type of prosthesis was stated nowhere in the …

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