Orthopedics | Metal allergy is an uncommon and poorly understood cause of failure of orthopedic implants. To the authors’ knowledge, there have been no reports of the management of shoulder arthroplasty patients with metal allergy. 36 more words
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Robert’s hip replacement has served him well for many years, even though the metal-on-metal device was recalled by DePuy. Just recently, however, his cobalt levels have skyrocketed. 63 more words
A new study has found that outcomes following metal-on-metal hip revision surgery performed for abnormal reactions to metal have improved since the initial reports were published over five years ago, and are now similar to the outcomes in patients with other types of hip replacement undergoing revision surgery. 12 more words
Checks on all patients with metal-on-metal hips were prompted by a near-doubling in failure rates for the most common of the devices, records reveal.
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More than 50,000 Britons with 'metal on metal' hips told to have X-rays and blood tests over toxic fears
More than 50,000 patients with “metal on metal” hips are being told to undergo X-rays and blood tests after watchdogs found they are far more toxic than was thought. 19 more words
TENS of thousands of Brits with defective hip replacements need medical checks over fears they may be toxic. A health watchdog issued an alert warning all patients with metal-on-metal hips to have … 18 more words
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Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Lawsuits
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May 5, 2017 10:40
Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Lawsuits.
Rosetta Ventimiglia from Michigan recently filed a product liability and personal injury claim against Smith & Nephew.Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Lawsuits and hip implant failure. 203 more words