Which DePuy hips are recalled?
Which DePuy hips are recalled?
On August 26, 2010, Depuy Orthopedics, a division of Johnson & Johnson, announced a recall of approximately 93,000 DePuy ASR hip replacement implants, specifically the ASR XL Acetabular System and the ASR Hip Resurfacing System.
What is the DePuy hip made of?
Design of DePuy Hip Replacement Products The DePuy Pinnacle Acetabular Cup Liner is a metal liner designed for use with the Pinnacle Acetabular Shells and the matching femoral head which are constructed with a proprietary alloy containing cobalt, chromium, and molybdenum.
How do you know if a hip replacement has failed?
Typical symptoms that you may have failed total hip replacement are pain in the hip, groin, or thigh as well as limited mobility. Some people describe feeling that the hip joint might “give out.”
How long does a titanium hip replacement last?
Studies show that more than 80% of all hip replacements across the industry last at least 15 years, and more than 70% last at least 20 years. Individual results may vary.
How long do plastic hip replacements last?
Studies suggest that 90 percent of knee and hip replacements still function well 10 to 15 years after they’re implanted, but recent joint replacement innovations may make them last even longer.
What is Corail stem made of?
The Corail® stem is made of forged titanium alloy (TiAl6V4). It is a straight implant, with a quadrangular cross section. The proximal part is flared in the sagittal and the coronal plane to provide three-dimensional stabilisation in the metaphyseal area.
Why is my hip replacement hurting?
As an implant loosens, it tends to rub against the bone. And that can cause bone loss, making the joint more difficult to repair. The pain also could be a result of hip flexor tendinitis, also known as psoas tendinitis.
How many lawsuits have been filed over DePuy hip replacements?
As of July 2019, there were more than 11,000 lawsuits still pending over DePuy hip replacements and more lawsuits are likely to be filed. Of those, 9,893 were lawsuits over the Pinnacle hip and 1,434 were over the ASR hip. Suffering complications from a DePuy Hip Implant?
Are there any problems with the DePuy hip implants?
The metal-on-metal technology used in DePuy’s Articular Surface Replacement (ASR) and Pinnacle hip implants offered high-hopes of long-lasting implants when it first hit the market, but it was plagued with problems and many implants failed within just a few years.
What was the settlement of the DePuy ASR lawsuit?
DePuy ASR and Pinnacle hip lawsuits allege the devices caused serious complications that required revision surgery. DePuy agreed to pay $4 billion to settle almost 8,000 ASR hip lawsuits in 2013.
How much did DePuy offer to settle pinnacle lawsuits?
Report: DePuy Offers $400 Million Pinnacle Settlement. In December 2018, Bloomberg reported that DePuy offered to settle roughly 3,300 Pinnacle lawsuits for $400 million. That would have resolved roughly a third of the active lawsuits over the hip replacement.