Considering A Hip Replacement? Don't ...

Considering A Hip Replacement? Don't Rush Into It

There are 4 comments on the ConsumerAffairs.Com story from Jul 11, 2012, titled Considering A Hip Replacement? Don't Rush Into It. In it, ConsumerAffairs.Com reports that:

Hip replacements for seniors are fairly commonplace these days. But that doesn't mean there's anything routine about the procedure.

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#1 Aug 4, 2012
In relation to this, please know that hip surgeries could be fatal to one’s health if defective hip devices are used. DePuy hip replacement device is example of a defective medical product. It extreme cases, these hip devices may completely fail which will result in a more severe health complication. Additional input here: http://www.depuyhipreplacementlawsuit.com
Susan

West Chicago, IL

#2 Aug 31, 2012
Many patients after the hip replacement operation are experiencing the risks of post-operative complications. And one of this is the numbness of their legs, this is because the nerves of the legs are damaged causing to feel numbness. Visit this site to know more: http://www.depuypinnaclelawsuit.com/hip-repla...
Ronnie

Chicago, IL

#4 Mar 22, 2013
Complications associated with hip replacement devices are not that common. However, they do exist. So, whoever wants to have their hips replaced should carefully consider the possible repercussions. I've read on http://www.rotlaw.com/hip-replacement-lawsuit... that complications can range from a simple hip pain to a serious complication known as tissue necrosis.
Marley

Brooklyn, NY

#5 Mar 29, 2013
Its rings of truth. Deciding on getting a surgery, be it a hip replacement or something else, shouldn't be rushed. There are many factors that need to be considered and the benefits and risks are the first on the list. Hip replacement surgical procedures are generally safe but I read from a site called the DePuy Hip Recall Information Center that certain complications may also arise from artificial hip joints.

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