Metal-on-metal hip implants such as the DePuy ASR hip replacement systems were supposed to be the best development to come in recent years in the hip replacement surgery field. It was supposed to benefit patients in many ways. However, instead of having an improved quality of life, it has become a nightmare to thousands of patients. Serious complications like metallosis have hounded patients and have even led to legal actions such as the DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit.
Metallosis has been reported as one Read More
Kalamazoo, Michigan-based Stryker Corporation, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, has been facing countless lawsuits lately. This is because of their faulty hip prosthesis devices which they pulled out from the market in July 2012. One of them is the Stryker ABG II hip replacement recall.
Shelley Wilson had a total arthroplasty on her right hip, and she was implanted with acetabular shell, acetabular liner, femoral head, and hip stem. Based on the report, she was experiencing Read More