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Case Reports in Cardiology
Volume 2017, Article ID 5434571, 4 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5434571
Case Report

Cobalt Cardiomyopathy Secondary to Hip Arthroplasty: An Increasingly Prevalent Problem

1Department of Medicine, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida, Malta
2Department of Cardiology, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida, Malta

Correspondence should be addressed to Russel Tilney; moc.liamg@yenlit.lessur

Received 23 November 2016; Accepted 26 January 2017; Published 6 August 2017

Academic Editor: Man-Hong Jim

Copyright © 2017 Russel Tilney et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Transthoracic echo prior to hip revision (apical 4 chamber [A4C], parasternal long axis [PSLAX] and parasternal short axis [PSSAX] views - September 2014), and post hip revision (October 2015) illustrating clear improvement in left ventricular systolic function.

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