34-year old gets metal poisoning from hip replacement

A 34-year old man has discovered he had metal poisoning after receiving a metal-on-metal hip replacement similar to the DePuy ASR hip replacement. Doctors told him he should get at least 10-15 years of use from the device thanks to his young age, but Steven Starrett is scheduled to have the device removed after receiving it in 2008.

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