Allergic reactions to nickel components of the prosthesis shaft of cemented prosthesis are very rare. In individual cases a subcutaneous testing should be carried out. Metal plates can be provided by the Fa. Link. Surface prosthesis as well as coupled prostheses are available for allergic persons in a titanium version. 

For person, allergic to gentamycin gentamycin-free bone cement is available.

After implantation of a total endoprosthesis, magnetic resonance imaging examinations can be carried out contrary to the widespread belief.