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Table 1 Reasons for revision surgery

From: Host-specific factors affect the pathogenesis of adverse reaction to metal debris

Reasons for revision surgery
Progressively elevating whole blood metal ion levels 22 hips (38%)
Symptomatic hip and elevated whole blood metal ion levels 14 hips (24%)
Symptomatic hip, not elevated whole blood metal ion levels 5 hips (9%)
Pseudotumor and elevated whole blood metal ion levels 14 hips (24%)
Aseptic cup loosening 3 hips (5%)
Total 58 hips (100%)