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Southampton scanner maps problem hip replacements

A new way of testing hip joints that have failed is being pioneered in Southampton.

About 5,000 patients in the area have metal joints - and some have had to be replaced because they have caused pain and problems.

Now those joints are being examined using a new scanning machine to find out what went wrong.

BBC South's health correspondent David Fenton reports:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-21519584