Posts Tagged ‘hip replacement recall’

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 2)

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

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 […]

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.

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.

Hip Replacement Surgery FAQ’s

The most frequently asked questions regarding hip replacement surgery are answered.

DePuy Waited to Issue Recall Until Pressured By Lawsuit

DePuy did not issue a recall until hundreds of complaints surfaced, along with a study and newspaper articles which showed their increased rate of failure.

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