Posted On: December 22, 2010

Lawsuit filed against Wright Medical Technology for Profemur Z Stem Hip Implant - Reports show 11.2% Failure Rate

The recent failures and recalls of the Durom Cup hip implant and DePuy's ASR hip system, including the ASR XL Acetabular system and the ASR Hip Resurfacing System, have brought the efficacy of hip implants into the public spotlight. It should be no surprise then that the failures of yet another hip implant are coming into focus.

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Posted On: December 7, 2010

More Problems for Zimmer - NexGen Knee Failures

The Zimmer NexGen knee is a 'high-flex' porous femoral component that attaches to the bottom of the thighbone instead of using cement to keep the knee replacements in place. Beginning in April, 2010, surgeons began calling for recalls of the devices, based on a dangerously high failure rate, resulting in revision surgeries or close monitoring for radiographic loosening of the knees.

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