Lawsuits pile up over metal hip impla...

Lawsuits pile up over metal hip implants Port Orange a " Janne Gregoire ...

There are 3 comments on the Daytona Beach News-Journal Online story from Jun 10, 2013, titled Lawsuits pile up over metal hip implants Port Orange a " Janne Gregoire .... In it, Daytona Beach News-Journal Online reports that:

Jan Gregoire talks about her artificial replacement hips at her home in Harbor Oaks on Friday.

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San Jose, CA

#1 Jun 23, 2013
There is growing evidence that after being implanted, metal-on-metal hip implants are more likely to break down, exposing patients to the hazards of metallic particles exposure. It is said that metal-on-metal implants were longer lasting and more reliable than the plastic or ceramic models. However, according to recent studies, the opposite appears to be the case - they are more likely to deteriorate, leaving patients at higher risk of exposure to chromium, cobalt and other metallic substances. Check out this online resource, , might help.

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#3 Jul 1, 2013
Even FDA have set regulations that could inhibit manufacturers from merchandising defective implants according to a blog a found. The manufacturers have to present clinical data for safety and efficacy.

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Fort Wayne, IN

#4 Jul 8, 2013
Johnson & Johnson was not held liable.

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