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Women more sensitized than men to metal used in joint replacement

Women more sensitized than men to metal used in joint replacementWhy are women at higher risk of complications after total hip or knee replacement surgery? An increased rate of hypersensitivity to the metals contained in joint implants might be a contributing factor, suggests a study.Why are women at higher risk of complications after total hip or knee replacement surgery? An increased rate of hypersensitivity to the metals contained in joint implants might be a contributing factor, suggests a study.

Source: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170419170404.htm

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