FDA panel to hear experts, patients on metal hips

The past couple of years have witnessed a lot of furor surrounding metal-on-metal hips and the risks they pose to patients. Now, in what is sure to result in a provocative two-day meeting, the FDA is soliciting expert feedback on exactly what risks--and potential benefits--these devices can provide. So, on June 27 and 28, the Orthopedic Devices Panel will hear from practitioners and patients on these topics. FDA release