Engineering a Better Hip Implant
In a study, the team simulated hip dislocations as they occur in humans and determined that increased thigh girth creates hip instability in morbidly obese patients greater than 40). The researchers propose that surgeons modify surgical procedures to minimize the chance of dislocation in obese patients and consider other designs for hip replacement ... (more)
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#1 Sep 20, 2012
I have read from an article that some surgeons are concerned that patients implanted with hip replacement are likely to have a revision surgery because most implants are inclined to fail during the first two years of use. Metal implantsí safety issues have been under intense scrutiny in the recent months. Studies of metal implants indicate that they have higher revision rates compared to other types of hip implant materials. DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary company of Johnson & Johnson, is faced with a large number of lawsuits because of their defective hip implant. The http://www.depuypinnaclelawsuit.com provides a wide range of information on this topic.
#2 Sep 21, 2012
Hip replacement surgery has been a consistent subject of medical news because of the infamous DePuy hip replacement recall. According to DePuy, It is important for all patients to have their hip evaluated by their doctor, though most patients will not need additional surgery as a result of this recall.
For more information about hip problems, refer to http://www.depuyhipreplacementlawsuit.com
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