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Faulty implant replacements can cause health issues

Posted on March 29th, 2012 No Comments

Faulty hip replacements and other devices can carry serious risk and a report done on medical device surgeries showed that nearly 2,800 people died of faulty replacement surgeries in 2006.

A doctor at the Cleveland Clinic co-authored the study over faulty medical devices and stated that many think that when they undergo a surgery to have a device implanted, that the device has been tested and is without-a-doubt safe, but this is not always the case.

One example of this is the DePuy hip replacement system that had a large recall of nearly 93,000 hip devices. The artificial hip replacements were both metal products and they fail after the metal products rub together and cause metal to go into the bloodstream. This can lead to a plethora of medical issues including, hearing and eyesight issues and an increased cancer risk.

If you or a loved one has received a defective implant and you need representation on your side at this time that may be able to help you receive the compensation for your pain that you deserve. Contact the DePuy hip recall lawyers of Williams Hart by calling 800-761-3187 today.

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