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Table 2 Median concentrations (μg/l) and ranges (μg/l) for chromium and cobalt ions in both whole blood and synovial fluid

From: Analysis of bearing wear, whole blood and synovial fluid metal ion concentrations and histopathological findings in patients with failed ASR hip resurfacings

Metal ion Whole blood Range Synovial fluid Range
Chromium 9.7 0.5–93.9 701 7.0–52360
Cobalt 15.4 0.7–224.7 281.5 27.0–14870