Hip Replacement Complications
With any surgical procedure, there are certain complications that may arise. Some surgeries, however, may put patients in danger of severe or life changing problems because of the nature of the procedures. One such procedure is hip replacement surgery. Tragically, some tools used in hip replacements can drastically increase the likelihood of hazardous side effects and can compromise the well-being of patients.
DePuy ASR Hip Replacement devices have been known to cause severe health problems for patients, and anyone who has suffered from a complication related to this device should consult with a legal professional about their rights immediately. Contact the DePuy lawsuit attorneys of Williams Kherkher at 800-761-3187 for information about our services and to discuss your situation with an experienced lawyer today.
Common Hip Replacement Complications
The complex nature of hip replacement procedures poses certain risks for patients. Some of the most common complications that can result from a hip replacement include:
- Joint infection
- Skin infection
- Blood clots
- Pulmonary embolism
- Fractured bones
- Internal bleeding
- Considerable pain and stiffness
- Artery or nerve injury
Sadly, in addition to these risks, individuals who received DePuy ASR Hip Replacement devices are at risk for further complications, and many individuals have had to have additional surgeries to have these devices replaced.
Since 2005, DePuy has recalled thousands of hip replacement devices because of defects. If you or someone you love has suffered complications from a DePuy ASR Hip Replacement, contact the DePuy injury attorneys of Williams Kherkher at 800-761-3187 to speak to a knowledgeable lawyer about your rights.