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When a patient receives a metal on metal (MoM) hip implant, there are many risks and side effects they may not be aware of. Among these complications is an adverse reaction to metal debris—sometimes called metallosis. This condition can make hip implant revision surgery necessary, so detecting it early is critical for patients. A study published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery may have found a way to improve these detection procedures. Is Earlier Detection of Metallosis Possible? To evaluate if a patient is at risk of having an adverse reaction to metal debris, doctors measure levels of … Read More