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Letters Regulation of medical devices

Triad in neuropathy from metal on metal hips

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 07 June 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d3536
  1. Daniel A Shaerf, specialist registrar1,
  2. Bhupinder S Mann, specialist registrar1
  1. 1Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore HA7 4LP, UK
  1. shaerf{at}

The review of the controversy surrounding the articular surface replacement hip prosthesis is timely.1 Such metal on metal prostheses have become popular over the past decade and are now present in many patients who visit their GP for other reasons. At our …

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