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2014-09-20 23:02:38

Plaintiff In DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Trial Alleges that DePuy Orthopaedics Was Negligent, and Failed to Subject Metal-on-Metal Pinnacle Hip Replacement to Adequate Testing Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 The first federal bellwether trial of a DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit is now in its third week in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, Wright & Schulte LLC reports. Court documents indicate that the week opened in the DePuy Pinnacle Hip lawsuit trial with...

2014-09-19 23:08:04

McLean County woman sues DePuy, Johnson & Johnson over hip replacement device (case 14-L-1175). Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 A McLean County woman filed a lawsuit in Madison County Circuit Court (case 14-L-1175), following a failed hip replacement using a DePuy XL Acetabular System. Carole Owen is suing DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. and Johnson & Johnson over allegations that they knew the product was defective. Flood Law Group, a nationally known personal injury law...

2014-09-19 12:25:28

4WEB expands product portfolio with Osteotomy Truss System's 74 size options CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 4WEB Medical announces the formal launch of the largest offering of 3D-printed foot and ankle osteotomy implants on the market today at this weekend's American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society annual meeting in Chicago. The Osteotomy Truss System is a comprehensive solution for all of a surgeon's osteotomy needs with 74 size options included in one versatile set....

2014-09-18 08:29:54

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is extremely concerned that most recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle, or DePuy ASR all metal hip implant, who have already had a revision surgery, or who have a revision surgery scheduled have not yet been identified by the courts handling the litigation involving these all metal hip implants. If a recipient of a DePuy Pinnacle or ASR has had a revision surgery within the last three years, or they have a revision surgery...

2014-09-17 23:15:16

When people engage in self-destructive behavior, generally they are not concerned about the effects on their teeth – but they should be, according to New Albany cosmetic dental treatment authority Dr. Ronald Receveur. Dr. Receveur wants to alert the public to the ways four different self-destructive behaviors can affect their teeth. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 When people engage in self-destructive behavior, generally they are not concerned about the effects on their teeth...

2014-09-17 23:02:55

The Firm is evaluating Wright hip lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered serious complications allegedly due to Wright Conserve hip replacements, as Well as Wright Profemur hip implants. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Wright hip lawsuit (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/wright-conserve-hip-replacement.html) filings involving the Conserve line of metal-on-metal hip replacements continue to grow in a multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District...

2014-09-17 23:01:26

Various key witnesses from DePuy Orthopaedics are being called to provide in-person and videotaped testimony. Despite defendant’s attempts to call a mistrial and other legal maneuvers, the Court has declined and the trial continues to move forward. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, notes that the first bellwether trial involving Johnson &...

2014-09-16 23:02:57

The Firm is representing numerous DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit clients who suffered metallosis, chronic pain, premature device failure, and other serious complications, allegedly due to a metal-on-metal version of the Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The first federal trial of a DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement lawsuit (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/depuy-pinnacle/lawsuit) now underway in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas...

2014-09-15 12:27:04

Platform for Robotic Total Knee Replacement in the U.S. Grows in Popularity EAST TAUNTON, Mass., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMNIlife science, Inc. ("OMNI(TM)"), an established medical technology company targeting the $15 billion global hip and knee replacement device market, announces surgeons have completed over 4,000 total knee replacements in the U.S. using the OMNIPlasty(TM) technique. OMNIPlasty is a total knee replacement procedure that uses robotics, driven by the OMNI...

2014-09-15 08:28:22

MemoryShape® Implants are Backed by Unsurpassed 10-Year Clinical Data SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 15 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentor Worldwide LLC, the U.S. market leader in breast aesthetics, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved four additional styles of the MENTOR(®) MemoryShape(®) Breast Implants, expanding its suite of silicone breast implant products. MemoryShape(®) Implants are supported by unsurpassed 10-year prospective clinical data. With...


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2010-10-14 16:46:25

The artificial heart, a mechanical heart replacement, is typically used in order to bridge the time to heart transplant or to replace the heart in case a transplant is impossible. Often ventricular assist devices are confused with mechanical hearts because the assist the heart through pumps. They are also different from a cardiopulmonary bypass machine which is an external device used to provide the function of the heart and lungs. CPBs are usually only used for a few hours at a time,...

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