Lubricant In Metal-On-Metal Hip Impla...

Lubricant In Metal-On-Metal Hip Implants Found To Be Graphite, Not Proteins

There are 5 comments on the Medical News Today story from Dec 24, 2011, titled Lubricant In Metal-On-Metal Hip Implants Found To Be Graphite, Not Proteins. In it, Medical News Today reports that:

A team of engineers and physicians have made a surprising discovery that offers a target for designing new materials for hip implants that are less susceptible to the joint's normal wear and tear.

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Venice

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#1 Jan 6, 2012
This is a good development about the team of engineers and physicians which had made a surprising discovery that offers a target for designing new materials for hip implants that are less susceptible to the joint's normal wear and tear. This can help a lot in lessen the number of depuy pinnacle lawsuits. http://www.depuypinnaclelawsuit.com/recall
Idyll

Chicago, IL

#2 Jan 20, 2012
Reuters quoted Professor of materials science and engineering at Northwestern University, Laurence Marks, saying,“Graphite has been used as a lubricant for over a century. It is a classic lubricant, and it appears to form naturally.” Moreover, Reuters reports that artificial joint manufacturers could use this knowledge to design better metal-on-metal hip replacements that are less likely to grind and shed metal ions by exploiting the spontaneously forming graphite. For related input, see http://www.depuyhipreplacementlawsuit.com/hip... .
Jenny

Chicago, IL

#3 Feb 10, 2012
This has been one of the developments with the the prosthesis industry. Metal-on-metal hip implants were made to last longer than ordinary prosthesis. Though some have experienced severe complications after having the implant for too long. Others opted to file lawsuits against the manufacturer. Know more about it at http://www.rotlaw.com/depuy-asr/ .
Sherly

Flushing, NY

#4 Sep 20, 2012
I think this one good step to prevent hip replacements premature failure. Because of premature failure, many of the patients are left with more pain and sometimes, immobility claimed some unfortunate patients. DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, is faced with a large number of lawsuits because of their defective hip replacement systems, which affected thousands of patients. You may refer at http://www.depuypinnaclelawsuit.com for more information.
MalbarCACA Roids SupportR

Carrum Downs, Australia

#5 Sep 21, 2012
Joint problems?

Use ANABOLIC STEROIDS such as Deca to "lubricate" them and make them stronger.

Don't believe me? Google it.

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