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Hip Implants Can Cause Tissue Damage, Says FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week issued a warning about certain types of hip implants. Metal-on-metal implants have been found to cause soft tissue damage, leading to pain or the failure of the device. The devices, made of cobalt-chromium-molybdenum alloys, slide against each other when patients walk or run using them. With enough of that sliding, small …

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