WASHINGTON (AP) -- Government health experts said Thursday there are few reasons to continue using metal-on-metal hip implants, amid growing evidence that the devices can break down early and expose patients to dangerous metallic particles....

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    As the evidence -- such as high failure rates -- mounts against metal-on-metal hip implants , the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now saying that there are few reasons for surgeons to continue using the medical devices . The FDA panel did suggest ...
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  • FDA panel sees little use for metal-on-metal hips
    Government health experts said Thursday there are few reasons to continue using metal-on-metal hip implants, amid growing evidence that the devices can break down early and expose patients to dangerous metallic particles. The Food and Drug Administration ...
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  • FDA panel sees little use for metal-on-metal hips
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. government health experts said Thursday there are few reasons to continue using metal-on-metal hip implants, amid growing evidence that the devices can break down early and expose patients to dangerous metallic particles. The Food and ...
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    A panel reporting to the FDA says there's just NO good reason to use metal hip replacements. But the FDA says it needs more time to study the problem.
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    June 29, 2012 — An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) met earlier this week to discuss possible recommendations regarding metal-on-metal ...
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