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What Raises Risks of Post-Surgery Complications?

The risks associated with hip surgery rise due to certain factors, including age, gender, ethnicity, and weight.

Flaws in FDA Medical Device Approval Process (Part 2)

Methods Currently Used by the FDA May Put Patients At Risk A further complication in the instance of […]

DePuy ASR Hip Replacement 50% Failure Rate

A joint medical research report released by the British Orthopaedic Association and the British Hip Society stated that […]

Questions Regarding Zimmer NexGen Knee Catch Senate Committee’s Eye

The Zimmer NexGen knee implant has been shown to loosen in 36% of people within two years of surgery. The Senate Committee has questioned the quality of Zimmer’s product.

How DePuy Compares to Zimmer, Stryker Recalls

DePuy’s recall can be compared with two other recent hip replacement implant recalls made by Stryker and Zimmer.

Signs Your Artificial Hip Implant Has Failed

The signs you’re experiencing failure of a hip implant include pain, limping, decreased flexibility, fatigue, squeaking, swelling, and inflammation.

Panel Convenes to Determine Case Consolidation

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Legislation is convening to determine if hip recall cases should all be transferred to one judge.