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2012-04-12 23:00:21

The US Drug Watchdog says, "According to a New York Times article dated December 27th 2011, there were over 130,000 plus DePuy Pinnacle metal-on-metal surgically installed on US citizens between 2005, and 2010, and we are very focused on getting everyone of these DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipients identified." According to federal court records, only nine hundred people have signed up for the Texas based national class action. Because of the failure rate associated with metal on metal hip...

2012-04-07 23:01:24

Lawsuits continue as researchers from the British Medical Journal ("BMJ") concede that a longer-term review is needed to determine the effect of metal debris shedding from metal-on-metal hips and the time required for tumors resulting from such shedding to develop. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 07, 2012 Individuals who received metal-on-metal hips might be misled by new findings in a study on the relationship between hip replacement and cancer.* Specifically, on April 3, 2012 Bloomberg News...

2012-03-26 23:00:16

The US Drug Watchdog is now offering to assist all recipients of the recalled DePuy ASR artificial hip, along with DePuy's Pinnacle artificial hip get the best possible attorneys because compensation is going to be vital due to a very real possibility these metal-on-metal hip implants will fail and need to be replaced. In August of 2010 the DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implant was recalled, and there is now a national class action involving the DePuy Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implant....

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2012-03-14 06:35:36

According to a new study published in the Lancet journal, there is unequivocal evidence of high failure rates of metal on metal hip replacements, especially in women. The data showed that on more than 400,000 hip replacements, metal on metal types needed revising more often than other types. Those found in women were especially prone to failure. The researchers say that tiny metal ions, made of cobalt and chromium, break off the implant and leach into the blood. This causes muscle, bone...

2012-03-01 08:00:00

The US Drug Watchdog is urging all recipients of the recalled DePuy ASR artificial hip, along with DePuy's Pinnacle artificial hip to get serious about getting the best possible attorneys, and compensation, for a very real possibility these metal-on-metal hip implants will fail, and need to be replaced. In August of 2010 the DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implant was recalled, and there is now a national class action involving the DePuy Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implant. According to the New...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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