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2013-01-26 23:03:49

The US Drug Watchdog says, “We are urging every DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant recipient to schedule a blood test that measures cobalt, and chromium in their blood, and to call us at 866-714-6466 immediately if the levels are elevated, and so we can get them to the best possible attorneys." http://USDrugWatchdog.Com (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 The US Drug Watchdog is now urging every recipient of a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant to get a blood test that is focused...

2013-01-19 23:03:33

The US Drug Watchdog says, "Because DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implants were surgically installed on about 140,000 US citizens, and because numerous studies are pointing to increased failure rates with all metal hip implants, we are now urging all recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant to get a blood test that is focused on cobalt, and chromium levels in their blood." If a DePuy Pinnacle recipient's blood work reveals elevated levels of cobalt, or chromium levels in...

2013-01-03 05:04:10

The US Drug Watchdog says, "We now firmly believe the best way for a recipient of a metal on metal hip implant to determine if their device had failed is to get a simple blood test focused on identifying cobalt, and chromium levels in their blood." For more information a metal on metal hip implant recipient can contact the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466. http://USDrugWatchdog.Com (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 The US Drug Watchdog says, "We are now urging any recipient of a metal on...

2012-12-27 05:03:11

The US Drug Watchdog is now strongly encouraging all DePuy Pinnacle, or ASR, Stryker Rejuvenate, Wright Medical, the Biomet M2a Magnum, and Zimmer Durom Cup, metal on metal hip implant recipients to get a blood test to see if their cobalt, or chromium levels are elevated. All US metal on metal hip implant recipients are encouraged to call the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466 for more information. (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 The US Drug Watchdog is now including the Stryker Rejuvenate,...

2012-12-23 05:03:13

The US Drug Watchdog wants to hear from any metal on metal hip implant recipient if their hip implant has already failed, in the hopes they can get the victim to the best possible law firms, and the group is now convinced a simple blood test is the best indicator of a failure. For more information please contact the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466. http://USDrugWatchdog.com (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 The US Drug Watchdog says, "We are now urging recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle, a...

2012-12-15 05:00:30

Sacramento law firm pushes for additional FDA recalls on metal-on-metal hip implants that give patients with defective devices a legal leg to stand on in their hip replacement lawsuits. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff product liability lawyers are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to issue a recall of all metal-on-metal prosthetic hips. This petition is due to defective devices that are causing hip implant patients pain and swelling from...

2012-12-08 05:04:08

The US Drug Watchdog says, "About 140,000 US citizens are recipients of the DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant, and some experts in Europe are now suggesting a failure rate of 50% for the metal on metal hip implants. We are urging all DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant recipients to have a simple blood test to see if they have elevated levels of cobalt, or chromium in the blood. If the cobalt, or chromium levels are elevated please call us immediately, and we will do our best to...

2012-12-02 05:04:11

The US Drug Watchdog has now added the Stryker Rejuvenate, the Biomet M2a Magnum, Zimmer Durom Cup, and Wright Medical metal on metal hip implant devices to their ongoing initiative involving the DePuy ASR, and DePuy Pinnacle all metal hip implants. The goal is to identify as many failure victims as possible. As a background, according to the New York Times on December 27th 2011, "The so-called metal-on-metal hips, in which a device's ball and joint are made of metal, are failing at high...


Latest Cobalt Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 11:18:13

Cobalt is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Co and atomic number 27. Notable characteristics Cobalt is a hard ferromagnetic silver-white element. The Curie temperature is of 1388 K with 1.6~1.7 Bohr magnetons per atom. It is frequently associated with nickel, and both are characteristic ingredients of meteoric iron. Mammals require small amounts of cobalt salts. Cobalt-60, an artificially produced radioactive isotope of cobalt, is an important radioactive...

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