Posts Tagged 'hip replacement problems'

BioMet UK reveals safety concern over its medical device

BioMet UK has issued a warning to surgeons not to perform surgery for its knee replacement medical device after discovering the components do not fit together. The company said that if a surgeon were to begin surgery with the device, it would not be able to be completed.

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DePuy hip replacement trials set to begin in 2013

The first DePuy ASR hip replacement trials are set to begin in 2013, according to Judge Dave Katz. The patient injury trials will take place nearly two and a half years after Johnson & Johnson recalled the DePuy hip implants.

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Smith & Nephew recalls metal-on-metal hip replacement component

British medical device company Smith & Nephew has recalled the cup component of its R3 Acetabular System, a type of metal-on-metal hip replacement. The recall comes after the company received a higher than normal number of complaints from patients who received the device.

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