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Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Revision Rates Increased Since 2007: Study

Metal-on-metal hip implants have been alleged to cause metal particles to be released into the bloodstream and surrounding soft tissue. This can result in metallosis and often necessitate painful and more complicated revision surgery, in which the device is removed and replaced by an entirely new device. A new study published in...
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$4.5 Million Jury Verdict Secured for Failed Wright Hip Implant Plaintiff

In handing down a $4.5 million verdict,  a Los Angeles Superior Court jury found Wright Medical Technology Inc. responsible for the defective manufacturing of its Profemur R metal-on-metal hip implant that caused plaintiff Alan Warner to suffer severe pain. This high-damage verdict may be echoed in future trials over similar...
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