hip resurfacing

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  • failure rate in women high, perhaps due to the smaller size of the femoral head relative to men

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  1. Smith AJ et al Failure rates of metal-on-metal hip resurfacings: analysis of data from the National Joint Registry for England and Wales. The Lancet, Early Online Publication, 2 October 2012 <PubMed> PMID: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23036895 <Internet> http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(12)60989-1/abstract