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What does BHS stand for?

BHS stands for British Hip Society


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The British Hip Society, which represents surgeons, is so concerned about the failure rate of the metal joints that it has said no more should be used.
As some studies showed that it had a failure rate of 12-13% within five years, much higher than expected, DePuy withdrew the joint from the market in August 2010 and guidance has been issued by DePuy and also by the British Hip Society as to what investigations should be carried out to determine whether a particular patient''s joint has failed or not.
Leigh Day & Co solicitors has received the instructions relating to metal on metal hip components that have failed early, after the British Hip Society found a high early failure rate, ranging from 21% at four years to 49% at six years for ASR total hip replacements.
New study indicates that failure rate of the DePuy ASR XL may be as high as 49% after 6 years FORT WORTH, Texas, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent information presented at the British Hip Society Annual Conference held from March 2 -4, 2011 indicates a rise in the failure rate of the DePuy ASR XL Acetabular Hip Replacement System which was manufactured and marketed by DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.