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US Drug Watchdog Now Urges All US Citizens with a Metal Hip Implant to get Blood Tests for Cobalt & Chromium and They Now Offer a No Cost Analysis to Check for a Failure

June 8, 2013

The US Drug Watchdog says, “We are urging all US citizens who are metal on metal hip implant recipients to get a blood test for cobalt, or chromium levels, and because we fear some orthopedic surgeons may not be completely honest with their patients about blood test results, so we are offering to get every all metal hip implant recipient’s blood work examined by a ethical law firm’s medical staff for signs of elevated levels of cobalt, and chromium, at no cost to the hip implant recipient. All US metal on metal hip implant recipients are encouraged to call the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-646 about their cobalt, and chromium blood test examination initiative.” http://USDrugWatchdog.com

(PRWEB) June 08, 2013

The US Drug Watchdog is now urging every US citizen, who is a recipient of a of a metal on metal hip implant to get a blood test for elevated levels of cobalt, and chromium, and the group is offering to get these results reviewed by medical experts, at a very ethical law firm that shares the group’s passion about no metal on metal hip implant getting left behind with a failed metal on metal hip implant device. The US Drug Watchdog says, “If you have a metal on metal hip implant that is made of cobalt, or chromium, you should be concerned about a premature failure, and we believe a simple blood test is the easiest way for a all metal hip implant recipient to discover if their hip implant device has failed. If you call us at 866-714-6466, we will give you the code your doctor will need for the blood test, the testing lab we want your doctor to use, and we will explain how we want you to get copied on the blood test results, and then how to get your test results to a law firm that has the capability of examining the levels of cobalt, and chromium in your blood work. We are convinced this service is going to help thousands of US citizens, who have a failed metal, on metal hip implant.” http://USDrugWatchdog.com

Current Metal On Metal Hip Implant Device Makers Involved in Litigation Because of Premature Failures of Their Metal on Metal Hip Implant Devices:

  • DePuy Pinnacle Case Number U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas MDL#2244
  • DePuy ASR Case Number Ohio Southern Federal District Court Case Number MDL No. 2197AAJ-The statute of limitations on the DePuy ASR has not yet run out in the following states: Arkansas, Washington D.C., Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming. Recipients in these states are urged to contact the US Drug Watchdog at 866-714-6466.
  • Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Implant Stem Failure Teleseminar: Metallosis with No Metal on Metal Articulation will address the issues surrounding the latest hip replacement systems recall. On July 6, 2012 Stryker issued a voluntary recall of its Rejuvenate and ABG II modular-neck stems in the US.
  • Biomet M2a Magnum Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. (Case No. 3:12-cv-3476) filed on July 2nd 2012.
  • Zimmer Durom Cup Product Liability mass tort litigation, MDL NO. 2158 (SDW), which is pending in the federal District Court in New Jersey (time frame 2006-July 2008).
  • Wright Medical Technology, Inc., Conserve Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation (“MDL No. 2329″). This is now pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

The US Drug Watchdog is the premier pharmaceutical, and medical device watchdog in the United States. The group says, “We want to make certain all metal on metal hip implant recipients get a blood test to determine if their cobalt, and chromium levels are elevated. We believe the process we have developed is transparent, it is very simple, and it is vital if you have a metal on metal hip implant.” For more information please contact the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466. http://USDrugWatchdog.com

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