DePuy Orthopedics has withdrawn their ASR hip replacement system from the market: “In a letter dated March 6, DePuy told doctors that recently analyzed data from Australia suggest that the ASR had a higher-than-expected failure rate when used in traditional hip...
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The New York Times reported last week that more and more studies are showing problems with metal on metal hip replacements. The metal-on-metal artificial hips were first introduced about a decade ago. Initially, studies were showing that there was a potential to...
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