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Exercises After Undergoing a Hip Replacement Surgery

Posted by William Z. Staton on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, In : DePuy hip replacement recall 
Hip surgery is a procedure involving the reconstruction of the hips, one of the major bone structures in the body. This means you'll need a lot of rest and time for recovery. But in order to fully get back on your feet, you'll also need a strenuous exercise routine as prescribed by your doctor. Regarding defective hip prostheses, the DePuy hip replacement lawsuit multidistrict litigation (MDL) process is steadily progressing. Hip replacement depositions will soon begin to provide information ...

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Patients Should Determine Whether They Received A DePuy Hip Device

Posted by William Z. Staton on Thursday, January 13, 2011,

In August 2010, Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, DePuy Orthopaedics issued a voluntary recall of two of their hip replacement devices, the ASR XL Acetabular System and the ASR Hip Resurfacing System. Sold since 2003, the devices were found to have an inherent design flaw that makes for quick deterioration. ASR components rub on each other causing metal flakes to scrape off and get deposited in surrounding tissue, bone and sinew. It took joint registries from other countries to find out this data...


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