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UK Joint Registry Reports DePuy ASR Hip Failing at Higher Rates

40,000 of the 90,000 hip implant patients live in the US. FDA studying negative health effects. Medical experts expect hip failure rates as high as 50%.

Hip Recall Patients Advised not to Share Information with DePuy

In the wake of the global hip replacement recall DePuy has hired Broadspire, a claims adjustment company to […]

How DePuy Could Actually Profit from the Hip Recall

There are 1 million artificial knees and hips implanted each year in the United States. Because none of […]

Medical Device Manufacturers Government Influence

The relationships between politicians, medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies are closely tied.

DePuy ASR Defective Design

What DePuy ASR Implant Design Problems Caused the Hip Replacement Recall? The ASR XL Acetabular artificial hip, manufactured […]

Flaws in FDA Medical Device Approval Process (Part 1)

Is the FDA Keeping You Safe From Harm? The DePuy Orthopaedics ASR XL Acetabular hip is an example […]

Hip Replacement Recall Questions and Answers

Needless to say, it can be a worrying, painful, and frustrating experience dealing with the failure of your […]

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 […]

Doctors Paid by Medical Companies to Promote Their Drugs

Drug companies employ doctors to market their prescription medications to the public.

NY Times ASR Hip Recall Article – Good But Late to the Punch

The New York Times newspaper this morning had a good Depuy ASR Hip Recall article titled “The Implants Loophole”.

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