Metal Ion Release From an FDA-Approved Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Replacement Implant

2014-08-27 03:19:55 | BioPortfolio


This is a multi-center, randomized study to compare blood and urine cobalt, chromium, and titanium ion levels of a metal-on-metal articular bearing coupled with two different head sizes to that of a conventional metal-on-polyethylene bearing.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment


Non-inflammatory Degenerative Joint Disease


Total Hip Replacement


Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute
United States


Active, not recruiting


Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:55-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Partial or total replacement of a joint.

Partial or total replacement of one or more FINGERS, or a FINGER JOINT.

Replacement of the hip joint.

A progressive, degenerative joint disease, the most common form of arthritis, especially in older persons. The disease is thought to result not from the aging process but from biochemical changes and biomechanical stresses affecting articular cartilage. In the foreign literature it is often called osteoarthrosis deformans.

A partial joint replacement in which only one surface of the joint is replaced with a PROSTHESIS.

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