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Another Court Charges Filed due to Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement

Posted by shem omana on Tuesday, December 20, 2011, In : depuy lawsuit 
A manufacturing company has once again been charged with lawsuits because of defective metal-on-metal hip replacement. On December 16, 2011, complainants filed a motion with the US Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) to fuse all court cases against Wright Medical Technology, Inc.
 
An article about the risks of metal-on-metal hip replacement surgeries was earlier published on the New York Times. The article entitled “Remedy Is Elusive as Metallic Hips Fail at Fast Rate,” presen...

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ASR Hip Implants May Cause Blood Toxicity to Its Recipients

Posted by shem omana on Friday, June 10, 2011, In : Hip Replacement Recall 
If you have one of the recipients of the 93,000 defective ASR hip implants that were recalled last year, you might be in danger of poisoning your own blood. Not only was this device causing a multitude of hip problems, but this implant may also cause more silent health problems by increasing the levels of metallic particles in the blood that bring serious side effects. ASR hip implant is made of Chromium and Cobalt ions and as its components rub against each other, bits of these metallic ions...
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