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BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 15 April 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1026

NICE hips: The NHS should use artificial hip joints for replacement operations that have been shown to last at least 10years, according to latest guidance from the National Institute for Clinical Excellence. If surgeons wish to use newer prosthetic hips, for which there may not be 10 year evidence, …

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