volume 10, issue 1, P91-99 1976
DOI: 10.1002/jbm.820100109
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Abstract: The chromium content of hair has been studied by neutron activation analysis of samples from 62 patients following a Charnley unilateral or bilateral hip arthroplasty by an artificial joint of stainless steel against polyethylene, inserted three to five years previously. The patients lived in the North Wales area of the British Isles. Hair chromium content was also studied in 51 control subjects of similar age to that of the patients, from the same geographical area and often from the patients' own households.…

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