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DePuy Hip Implant Information

May 16, 2013 Statement of DePuy

DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. Statement on Discontinuation of ULTAMET® Metal-on-Metal and COMPLETE™ Ceramic-on-Metal Hip Systems DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., announced its decision to discontinue sales of its ULTAMET® Metal-on-Metal Articulation and COMPLETE™ Ceramic-on-Metal Acetabular Hip System worldwide. The discontinuation will be effective August 31, 2013. This will allow surgeons to plan accordingly for upcoming surgeries. The ceramic Read More

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History of DePuy Implant Failure Information

The heading quotation is from an investigative report for the British Medical Journal on the ASR. The reports opens: “It is one of the biggest disasters in orthopaedic history, according to one senior surgeon” (Cohen). When the ASR hip systems made by DePuy Orthopaedics were recalled in late summer 2010, it was viewed by many Read More

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DePuy Hip Implant Failure Information

DePuy Hip Q&A Below are some answers to common questions about the recalled DePuy artificial hip. Still have questions about your situation? Contact us today and we’ll do our best to answer them. Why are these hip replacements being recalled? For failing at rates more than double (and by some indications, far greater than double) Read More

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