Advances in Bearing Surfaces Prolong Life of Hip Implants

A Cleveland Clinic expert explains that with progress comes complications as one alternative bearing draws attention.

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Robert Molloy, MD, predicts that 90 percent of todays total hip replacements will last at least 15 years, or longer. And, his colleagues in Cleveland Clinics Department of Orthopaedic Surgery agree that future technology will only strengthen the success rate.
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