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2014-05-21 08:29:43

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog, a consumer advocacy group created to help raise awareness of faulty medical devices and potentially dangerous pharmaceuticals, has urged all recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle hip implant to contact their toll-free number as soon as possible. Recipients of this model of hip implant may be at risk for toxicity in the blood and the need for a hip implant replacement, and as they would like to explain a simple blood test can help people...

2014-05-16 23:02:37

The funding of the settlement negotiated on behalf of DePuy ASR patients who had their devices taken out prior to August 31, 2013 became final today when DePuy Orthopedics and its parent company Johnson & Johnson announced they would fund the multi-billion dollar deal. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The proposed settlement announced in November 2013 had been made to patients who underwent a second operation, called a revision surgery, to remove the faulty ASR and replace it...

2014-05-14 23:08:38

The increasing demand for revision implants will drive the knee reconstruction device market, reports iData Research Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. Knee Reconstruction Device Market is expected to grow to over $5 billion by 2020, fueled by the increasing number of people who require revision knee implants. This market is comprised of...

2014-05-14 08:31:33

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog, a consumer advocacy group created to help raise awareness of faulty medical devices and potentially dangerous pharmaceuticals, encourages all recipients of the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant to contact their toll-free number, 866-714-6466, as soon as possible to find out if they are entitled to financial compensation for faulty hip implants. This urging is based on the FDA's safety communications on metal-on-metal hip implants, which...

2014-05-13 16:28:10

LONDON and NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.abmrg.com/European-Hip-Replacement-Market-Through-2019-Opportunities-Trends-and-Pipeline-Analysis.html The European hip replacement market [http://www.abmrg.com/European-Hip-Replacement-Market-Through-2019-Opportunities-Trends-and-Pipeline-Analysis.html ] , including total primary hip replacement, partial hip replacement and revision hip replacement, grew at 3.5% between 2005 and 2013 and is expected to...

2014-05-12 08:32:29

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog, a consumer advocacy group created to help raise awareness of faulty medical devices and potentially dangerous pharmaceuticals, is urging anyone who has received a DePuy Pinnacle metal hip implant to contact their toll-free number, 866-714-6466, as soon as possible to find out if they are at risk for serious health concerns resulting from metal-on-metal hip implants. http://USDrugWatchdog.Com Logo -...

2014-05-11 23:02:07

A DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC Alleges an Ohio Man Sustained Multiple Hip Revision Surgeries and High Levels of Colbalt and Chromium Due to the Defective Recalled Hip Replacement. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 A DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit has been filed by Wright & Schulte LLC against DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, on behalf of an Ohio man who alleges that he suffered serious health complications including metallosis,...

2014-05-10 23:01:50

The Firm has filed numerous Pinnacle hip lawsuits in the federal litigation on behalf of clients who were allegedly injured by a metal-on-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 A California federal judge has stayed a DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/) originally filed in San Francisco County Superior Court, pending its possible transfer to the federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District...

2014-05-08 23:01:35

The Firm is representing hundreds of clients in Pinnacle hip lawsuits who were allegedly injured by a metal-on-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 The federal court overseeing thousands of DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/ ) claims alleging injury due to a metal-on-metal version of the Pinnacle Hip Replacement System held its most recent Status Conference on April 10, 2014. According to a...

2014-05-08 08:33:28

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is extremely concerned that many all metal hip implant recipients are not getting accurate information about elevated levels of cobalt, or chromium in their blood, which could lead to a medical condition called metallosis; so they are urging them to call them at 866-714-6466 for specific information about a blood test that has been designed to test for metal levels in a person who now has a metal on metal hip implant such as...


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