MoM Hip Implants: Smith & Nephew

Smith & Nephew Issues Hip Implant Recall

In June of 2012, U.K. based medical device manufacturer Smith & Nephew issued a recall of a metal liner belonging to its R3 Acetabular System. The R3 Acetabular System is a modular system, which was created to allow the surgeon to custom-pick the parts that might best fit the patient.  The parts were made of…

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