Outcomes Research

Cardiac function to be monitored in patients with metallic  femoral heads
Outcomes Research

ANSM: Cardiac function to be monitored in patients with metallic heads

The deposition of cobalt species in retrieved heart tissues from arthroplasty patients has been suggested to be associated with heart failures. These findings have been recently confirmed in an epidemiological study published by the French health authorities (ANSM). The ANSM recommends to monitor regularly the cardiac function in patients with metallic bearings.

Outcomes Research

Excellent Outcomes with BIOLOX®delta in Revision: Don't Forget the Sleeve

Introduced to the market over 15 years ago, BIOLOX®delta ceramic hip implants have been widely used in primary THA ever since. Recent studies support their value as a reliable solution in hip revision, too. Placing a BIOLOX®delta head on a retained stem without an adapter is a matter of risk mitigation. Stay on the safe side by using a sleeved femoral head.