Posts Tagged ‘depuy hip’

Misleading Ads Published in DePuy’s Brochure

DePuy’s ads are misleading because they market their hip as allowing for higher range of motion, when in reality many hips have failed.

Help Hotline and Release Forms Can Be Used Against Patients

DePuy Orthopaedics’ hotline and medical release form are used to extract information from patients which could be used against them in litigation.

DePuy’s Offer to Pay Out-of-Pocket Expenses Not Enough

DePuy has offered to pay for out-of-pocket expenses, however these do not cover potential costs such as caregivers, assistive devices and home modifications.

Taxpayers Face Financial Burden of Hip Surgeries

Taxpayers must bear the financial burdens of hip revision surgeons, which are often expensive and complicated.

Why Your Hip May Be Hurting

Painful symptoms may result from osteoarthritis and require hip surgery, such as inability to bend, loss in flexibility, hip and leg stiffness, and limping.

DePuy Asks Patients to Sign Over Medical Records

A medical release form DePuy gave surgeons asks patients to release medical records and their hip implant to the company.

DePuy Hip Sales Stopped in Australia Before Recall

The sales of hips in Australia were stopped two years before a recall was issued due to the high rate of failure amongst DePuy’s ASR hip implants.

Why Do Hip Implants Lack Warranties?

Hip implants lack warranties because they claim patients and surgeons are to blame for failure, and make a large profit from not having warranties.

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.

Potentially Dangerous Metal Ions Shed Into Patient’s Bloodstream

Potentially dangerous metal ions are being shed into a patient’s bloodstream, caused by friction of the metal components.

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