Category Archives: Hip Arthritis

Hip resurfacing prone to failure

An operation used instead of a full hip replacement has a high failure rate and, in most instances, should no longer be offered, warn doctors. Their advice is based on figures from the largest database on hip surgery. Hip resurfacing … Continue reading

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‘Nano pit’ technique to extend life of hip replacements

A Scottish team of biologists, nano-engineers and surgeons has come up with a new technique which could mean hip replacements that last a lifetime. The researchers want to coat key surfaces with a “nano-pattern” pitted plastic to encourage stem cells … Continue reading

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