Medical-device makers paid 1,805 consultants

There are 6 comments on the Nov 2, 2007, The Indianapolis Star story titled Medical-device makers paid 1,805 consultants. In it, The Indianapolis Star reports that:

The five biggest makers of hip- and knee-implant devices have disclosed the names of 1,805 medical consultants they paid this year, including several doctors from the Indianapolis area and 46 doctors or ...

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AJS

Carmel, IN

#1 Nov 2, 2007
Are there any risks on these devices? I know people who have had recent surgeries and they are in a lot of pain? Has there been any recent research as to the devices used and what ones might pose a threat down the line. What product is better?
on the take

Fishers, IN

#2 Nov 2, 2007
infection is the most serious complication followed by medical incompetance
Piolo Panis

Provo, UT

#3 Jan 26, 2012
Thanks for this information. Anyway, regarding hip problems, the public should be aware that DePuy Hip Replacement Recall has been implemented by Johnson and Johnson in 2010. This is after receiving hundreds of complaints about this medical device. With legal charges piling up globally, DePuy should pay attention to these the hip replacement problems experienced by its patients. See http://www.hiprecalllaw.com/updates/depuy-hip... .
Felix F

San Jose, CA

#4 May 3, 2013
These medical consultants really need to advice the manufacturers better to avoid massive failures on these devices. I think it was at the depuypinnaclelawsuit. com where I have read about the high failure rate among these all-metal hip implants. This made me think twice in having my hip joint replaced.
Elmer

Perth Amboy, NJ

#5 Jul 6, 2013
Consultants of hip implants manufacturer are there to advise these companies in the development of their devices. Although, there are still some improvements that needed to be done even after some of the products are approved by the FDA and by these consultants. I also read the same news online and at http://www.smithandnephewhiplawsuit.com/ about the problems with these implants.

Since: Jul 13

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#6 Jul 15, 2013
It's too much risk hope it can't be ruin the life of some patient who avail it.

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