MHRA Guidelines: Metal on Metal Hip Replacements

On the 28th February 2012, the MHRA issued guidance to Surgeons across the country in respect of management recommendations for patients with Metal-on-Metal hip replacement implants.

Please see the following links for more information:

http://www.mhra.gov.uk/home/groups/dts-bs/documents/medicaldevicealert/con143787.pdf

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9110919/Annual-blood-tests-for-hip-patients-over-poison-fears.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/hip-replacement-toxic-risk-could-affect-50000-7462640.html