Bioimplantation of Metals in Patients with Metal Allergy: The Late Outcome
In the present follow-up study, it was possible to trace and re-examine 18 patients who had had orthopaedic devices for several years (mean 6.3 years) and who had a contact allergy to the relevant metal before surgery as well as at follow-up. No cutaneous or orthopaedic complications had occurred.
Key wordsContact allergy Nickel Orthopaedic implants
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