Posts Tagged 'Stryker hip recall'

Metal Hip Replacement News Website Launched by Hissey Kientz, LLP

The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP is announcing the launch of its new website, Metal Hip Replacement News. The site will serve as a source for news and legal information pertaining to DePuy, Stryker, Biomet and Wright metal-on-metal hip replacements.

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Stryker buys company for $172 million despite facing lawsuits

Stryker Corporation is paying $172 million to buy surgical room equipment manufacturer Berchtold Holding AG, despite facing lawsuits for its hip replacement devices. Berchtold makes surgical equipment such as tables, booms and lighting.

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Stryker settles first hip replacement lawsuits

Stryker Corporation has settled the first four Rejuvenate and ABG II hip replacement lawsuits filed against the company. It is expected to face thousands of more lawsuits alleging that the metal-on-metal hip replacements failed and caused serious injuries to patients.

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Recalled Stryker device could cause serious injury, death

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned that a Stryker product used to assist surgeons in cutting and marking bone during knee implants could cause serious complications. The voluntary Stryker recall issued in November 2012 was labeled a Class I recall by the FDA, meaning the device is likely to cause injury or death.

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FDA submits warning letter to Stryker over quality concerns

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent a warning letter to Stryker Corporation related to quality concerns at one of its facilities. The agency’s letter also warned the orthopedic implant company that it had been marketing devices without approval and failed to notify the FDA of a product recall.

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Stryker recommends new guidelines for hip replacement follow-up

Stryker Corporation’s Australian division is recommending that all patients implanted with the Stryker ABG II modular hip replacement system receive regular blood testing and cross-sectional imaging of the hip implant site. This recommendation comes after the manufacturer issued a global recall of the Stryker Rejuvenate and Stryker ABG II hip replacement systems in July 2012.

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Stryker Hip Replacement Recall Website Launched by Hissey Kientz Law Firm

The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP is announcing the launch of its new website, Stryker Hip Recall Help. The site will serve as a source for legal news and medical information for patients who have experienced complications caused by the recently recalled Stryker Rejuvenate and Stryker ABG II modular hip replacement systems.

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