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2013-03-28 23:01:26

Metal on metal hip replacement recipients may be experiencing unnecessary pain and suffering. McSweeney /Langevin are prepared to help your situation and protect your rights in the transition from pain to healing (PRWEB) March 28, 2013 Over 120,000 hip replacement operations take place annually according to Right Diagnosis. Hip replacement surgery is commonly used to alleviate pain and discomfort from hip arthritis that can impair daily activities. Metal on metal hip replacements are not...

2012-07-26 23:02:34

Alert to victims of DePuy ASR recall and other metal-on-metal hip implant recipients: a study on metal-on-metal hip replacement failure indicates that metal hip implants typically fail within two years, which leads to possible revision surgery, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Recipients of metal hip implants such as the DePuy ASR and Pinnacle metal hip replacements may be shocked by the latest study about the increasing occurrences of metal-on-metal hip...

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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...


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