The Growing Problem With Failed Hip R...

The Growing Problem With Failed Hip Replacements

There are 7 comments on the Press Release News From 24-7 Press Release story from Sep 21, 2011, titled The Growing Problem With Failed Hip Replacements. In it, Press Release News From 24-7 Press Release reports that:

All-metal hip implants were once thought to be safe, but as complaints filed with the Food and Drug Administration continue to grow, the federal government has decided to take a closer look at the dangers of metal-on-metal hip replacements.

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San Jose, CA

#2 Oct 7, 2011
Interesting health news. As I read more about this news, I came across , a site which is also advocate of hip replacement complications.

Torrance, CA

#4 Jan 19, 2012
Its true that people will automatically trust every doctors recommendation such as hip replacement as well which the number is already rising and complains as well. it is important for the US Food Drug Administration to really look into it as much as possible.

Clarks Summit, PA

#6 Jan 25, 2012
Failed hip replacements often cause several problems. Infections and blood clots are the main problems after surgery, 7% of the cases have infection. To know more about it, you can read all about it at .

Clarks Summit, PA

#7 Mar 1, 2012
Actually, this is not only problem present these days. One may need to take a look at .

Las Vegas, NV

#9 Oct 4, 2012
Unfortunately, the government was just being alarmed when they notice the growth in number of complainants. It would be better that before the product was distributed in the market, it was put into heavy screening to avoid such number of complains and save the company from paying a lot with settlements. For more information check

Seattle, WA

#10 Oct 5, 2012
Getting a hip replacement is not the problem. In fact, it is the solution to the problem of a malfunctioning hip joint. The problem here though is USING A FAULTY PROSTHETIC which could cause further damage. Do your part by researching on the brand and model of implant device that will be implanted in your joint. You do not want to regret it just like the victims of this case:

New Providence, NJ

#12 Jan 9, 2013
Studies show that metal-on-metal hip replacements have a higher failure rate due to its side effects, metal falling debris (metallosis), squeaking and popping of the hip area which cause to lessen the patient mobility, bone fractures, corrosion, severe pain that could affect their lifestyle. A number of plaintiffs against the manufacturer has been grown. See info here

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