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DePuy’s Credibility Gets Boost from "Anatomy of Movement Experience"

Posted by shem omana on Friday, November 11, 2011, In : ASR Hip Replacement Recall 
Johnson & Johnson has come up with a one-of-a-kind touring exhibit entitled the “Anatomy of Movement Experience” to regain the trust of its customers following the devastating Depuy hip replacement recall. DePuy Orthopaedics Inc.’s 2010 recall of its Articular Surface Replacement (ASR) hip systems may have been just one of the lists of consumer-drug recalls, however, it created the most impact with 93,000 patients having used the product. A status conference had been called for the DePu...
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The Known Risks And Complications Of A Hip Replacement Procedure

Posted by shem omana on Friday, July 22, 2011, In : depuy lawsuit 
A hip replacement surgery is indicated for severe cases of joint failure caused by debilitating bone disease such as osteoarthritis. Also known as hip arthroplasty, this is an invasive surgical procedure implemented to replace irreversibly damaged hip joints with an artificial hip implant distinctly chosen to suit the case of the patient. One of the pharmaceutical companies known to manufacture hip replacement devices is DePuy Orthopaedics but a recall was issued for the alleged defect...

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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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Lesser Incidents Like DePuy Hip Recall Anticipated With Initiation Of U.S. Joint Registry

Posted by shem omana on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, In : depuy lawsuit 
A tide of indignation arose when DePuy Orthopaedics voluntarily recalled their ASR XL Acetabular System and the ASR Hip Resurfacing System especially when evidence revealed they failed to issue the recall as soon as was necessary. Lawsuits filed against the orthopedic manufacturer gave allegations of DePuy having prior knowledge of data stating there were problems with the ASR devices but did not withdraw the units until several months after. The company is even in turmoil since J&J sharehold...
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The DePuy Recall Medical Disaster

Posted by shem omana on Monday, April 11, 2011, In : depuy lawsuit 
Medical calamities and other medical products recall have been swarming on us lately. However, in the case of DePuy’s hip replacement recall, medical experts believe that it’s incomparable to recall and calamities happening on other medical products. Here is why. Medical disaster is how these medical experts explain the current situation DePuy is having.

One may think that calling the DePuy situation a disaster is a bit too much. But according to Dr. Norman Joyce from Newcastle University ...
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A Brief Overview Of The DePuy Hip Replacement Recall

Posted by shem omana on Wednesday, January 5, 2011,

With the ongoing lawsuits being filed about the DePuy hip replacement recall, some may have wondered what exactly is the reason behind the litigation. Hundreds have taken legal action in the hopes of gaining compensation for what DePuy has subjected them to.

In the summer of 2010, Johnson & Johnson division, DePuy Orthopaedics, issued a voluntary recall of their hip replacement devices named ASR XL Acetabular System and ASR Hip Resurfacing System. Generally, the average artificial hip should ...


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Centralization Of DePuy Lawsuit Given To Ohio Judge

Posted by shem omana on Friday, December 10, 2010,

In previous news regarding the status of the ongoing lawsuits filed against DePuy Orthopaedics for manufacturing the defective ASR XL Acetabular System and ASR Hip Resurfacing System, a Multidistrict Litigation or MDL was proposed. A hearing was scheduled on November 18 of this year to hear five motions that petitions to consolidate the cases under one federal judge. The hearing took place in Durham, North Carolina.

During the hearing, the five plaintiffs, most of which were class action gr...


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FDA Had Significant Knowledge Before The DePuy Hip Replacement Recall

Posted by shem omana on Monday, November 29, 2010,

The United States Food and Drugs Administration is in charge of safeguarding the health and well-being of the public by making sure that the foods and drugs are safe for consumption. Other items the FDA needs to supervise are medical devices, vaccines, veterinary products, cosmetics and so much more.


After DePuy Orthopaedics issued their voluntary recall of their ASR XL Acetabular System and ASR Hip Resurfacing System, people have begun to wonder if the FDA knew beforehand the complicati...


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