defective metal-on-metal hip implants

defective metal-on-metal hip implants
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Zimmer Metal Hip Implants Recalled Due to High Levels of Manufacturing Residues

On Friday, June 19th, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a major recall of all Zimmer M/L Taper Femoral Stems and Necks. These metal-on-metal hip implants were manufactured and distributed to patients in need of hip replacement surgery between March 31 and April 20, 2015. Zimmer, Inc. estimates that during this time, a total…