DePuy Orthopaedics Hip Implant Recall

September 2010

The recall on 26 August 2010 by DePuy Orthopaedics of its ASR hip implants due to higher than normal failure rates is a cause of major concern for patients who have received the device – whether or not they are experiencing problems. All such patients are advised to consult their surgeons and to undergo certain tests on a regular basis. Apart from the medical concerns there are serious legal issues involved in relation to which patients should also obtain immediate expert advice…

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