Half.  Half.  Half.  It’s almost unbelievable, but new research out of New Zealand indicates that half of all metal-on-metal hip implants patients received in the last ten years have failed.  Half.  With a number that large, it is honestly fair to ask if it would have been better not to have performed those surgeries at all, as most of the people whose implants have failed are now facing worse prognoses than they were before the surgery.

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