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Stryker metal hip implant

Safety Alert Issued for Stryker LFit V40 Femoral Head Metal Hip Implant Components

Stryker Corporation has issued a safety alert warning to doctors and patients that one of their metal hip implant components may be defective and prone to high rates of failure. This is not the first time that metal hip implant devices manufactured by Stryker have posed a serious threat to patient safety. To date, Stryker…
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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…