Failure Rate of DePuy Asr XL Hip Impl...

Failure Rate of DePuy Asr XL Hip Implant Rising

There are 5 comments on the Medical Design & Technology story from Mar 31, 2011, titled Failure Rate of DePuy Asr XL Hip Implant Rising. In it, Medical Design & Technology reports that:

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent information presented at the British Hip Society Annual Conference held from March 2 -4, 2011 indicates a rise in the failure rate of the DePuy ASR XL Acetabular Hip Replacement System which was manufactured and marketed by DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson.

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Madeleine Ridgewood

Chicago, IL

#1 Apr 5, 2011
The failure rate of the DePuy ASR system has now increased to 49% within 6 years. This does not bode well for DePuy's Pinnacle hip replacement system, especially since the FDA has just recently began receiving complaints of metal toxicity in these devices. More than likely, more lawsuits against the DePuy Pinnacle hip replacements will follow. Updated information can be found at
Sarah B

San Jose, CA

#2 Jul 7, 2011
A lot of people already came forward to try to get DePuy to compensate them for losses these affected recipients have gone through. With around 93,000 of these ASR hip replacements sold worldwide, Johnson & Johnson already reserved nearly one billion dollars for the hip replacement lawsuits.
Joan Davidson

San Jose, CA

#10 Oct 5, 2011
And slowly, this has been the path of the DePuy Pinnacle hip replacement which you can read here .

Chicago, IL

#12 Nov 18, 2011
Recently, there are alarming evidences which indicate that the Depuy ASR hip implants revision rate is now at 25 percent, while some experts predict that within six years, as more of the devices fail, it could reach up to 49 percent. Read more about the DePuy hip replacement recall via this website: .

New York, NY

#13 Dec 6, 2011
One of the articles that I came across in this website stated that evidences indicate that the revision rate of the DePuy ASR hip systems is now at 25 percent, while some experts predict that within six years, as more of the devices fail, it could reach up to 49 percent.

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