The mechanisms involved in early implant failure are multifactorial, involving surgeon, implant and patient (SIP) factors. Our key papers that separate out these SIP factors is presented below. Please click on the links to view the abstracts. Those papers that are “Gold Open Access” can be downloaded in full without requiring a journal subscription.
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Surgeon Factor Papers:
International metal-on-metal multidisciplinary teams: do we manage patients with metal-on-metal hip arthroplasty in the same way? An analysis from the International Specialist Centre Collaboration on MOM Hips (ISCCoMH) (2016)
Implant Factor Papers:
Patient Factor Papers:
Understanding the reactivity of CoCrMo-implant wear particles (2018, Gold Open Access)