MoM Hip Implants

DePuy Recalls Metal on Metal Hip Implants

DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a division of Johnson & Johnson, issued a voluntary recall of its ASR XL Acetabular Hip System and DePuy ASR Hip Resurfacing System in August 2010.  In an effort to hide its mounting problems from the public, the company began phasing these products out in early 2010, citing low sales.  Several months…

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Introduction to Metal on Metal Hip Implants

Millions of Americans suffer from chronic hip joint pain.  Whether from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or an injury, many of these individuals do not respond well to medication and therapy.  In order to resume a more normal life and level of activity, many of them turn to hip replacement. There are several options when it comes…

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