Cobalt Poisoning from Hip Replacement Surgery

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After discovering that he had cobalt poisoning due to corrosion of his hip implant Dr Steve Tower began to investigate how extensive this problem is in others. He has now reported nine local patients with cobalt poisoning including patients with different types of implants. This program will review his findings which now include the correlation of cobalt related cognitive decline with brain PET scans and neuropsychological testing.
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