American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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Predicting Osteolysis after THA with Biomarkers

A study published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Research, “Urinary markers predict bone problems after hip replacement,” reports on the discovery of urinary markers that can predict osteolysis after total hip arthroplasty. Investigators claim that the biomarkers could predict signs long before imaging – “in some cases 6 years before a diagnosis was made,” according to an article in ScienceDaily. Full story


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