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2014-04-09 08:29:12

The US Drug Watchdog has access to information regarding blood tests that can determine whether cobalt or chromium is leaching into a DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipient's bloodstream WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog says, "According to court records there are at least 140,000 DePuy Pinnacle all-metal hip implant recipients in the United States. There is national litigation that has begun over the issue of premature failures with this specific hip implant...

2014-04-08 23:01:16

The Firm is actively filing Pinnacle hip replacement lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered serious and debilitating complications due to a metal-on-metal version of the DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/) continue to mount in the federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According...

2014-04-07 08:31:22

The US Drug Watchdog says, "According to court records there About 140,000 US citizens who are recipients of the DePuy Pinnacle all metal hip implant, and we are extremely concerned that most of these people, or other all metal hip implant recipients aren't aware, or concerned about the possibility of a premature failure, or the fact they will never be compensated without proof of a failure. While the US FDA appears to be taking a nonchalant attitude towards all metal hip implants we are not,...

2014-04-04 23:28:57

Parker Waichman LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Colorado woman who suffered from severe metal poisoning and had to endure revision surgery, allegedly due to the defective nature of her Biomet M2a-Taper Hip Replacement. The firm continues to file lawsuits on behalf of metal-on-metal hip replacement patients who are suffering injuries allegedly due to the device. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims...

2014-04-04 23:27:59

A new lawsuit was filed on March 4 by a man in West Virginia Northern District Court (case no. 3:2014cv00026) alleging that he experienced pain and suffering from his DePuy hip implant. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by DePuy Hip complications. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law,...

2014-04-02 16:26:15

Procedures that restore mobility and enhance quality of life continue growth; new study supports existing projections ROSEMONT, Ill., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study appearing in the April issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) showed that the economic downturns in the 2000s did not substantially influence the national growth trends for hip and knee arthroplasty in the United States. The new data support the authors' existing projections--made in 2007--that...

2014-04-02 08:33:48

The US Drug Watchdog says, "There is now a new vital reason why we want to hear from recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle all metal hip implant that has to do with the part about a medical doctor now has to have recommended a revision surgery, or a revision surgery has to have occurred, if the recipient is ever going to see a dime in compensation. As we would like to explain with one call to 866-714-6466 we need recipients of this type of hip implant to get tested for a premature failure of this...

2014-03-31 08:30:17

Recipients of metal-on-metal hip implants are encouraged to contact the US Drug Watchdog for expert advice on the best strategy for compensation WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is now expressing deep concern that most recipients of an all metal hip implant will never be compensated for a premature failure, because they do not want to go through a hip implant replacement surgery also known as a revision surgery. The group says, "If you are a recipient of an all...

2014-03-28 23:22:38

Surgeons at La Peer Health Systems in Beverly Hills speak on the rising number of people currently living with artificial joints. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 A new study released by the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has shown more than 7 million Americans are currently living with artificial knees and hips. Rajan Patel, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at the Joint Surgery Center of Excellence in Beverly Hills. “What’s so...

2014-03-27 23:31:00

Nationwide network of attorneys continues no-cost consultations for consumers inquiring about legal options to seek compensation over allegations that recalled Rejuvenate, ABG hip implant systems failed. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/stryker.html Resource4thePeople today announced several key developments in the progress of litigation* in which patients are alleging that they suffered serious side effects as a result of...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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