How prevalent are hip replacement device recalls? | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

Hip replacement devices are used to help improve the quality of life for patients, whoever, many of these devices have actually caused more medical problems due to the number of hip replacement devices that have been recalled, with more than 550 recalls in a ten-year period, affecting thousands and thousands of patients. Currently, the following are on the FDA recall list:

  • DePuy ASR Acetabular & Resurfacing System
  • Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Recall
  • Smith & Nephew R3 Acetabular, Modular SMF, Modular Redapt Femoral Hip Systems
  • Wright Conserve Plus and Profemur Z Hip Stem
  • Zimmer Durom Acetabular Component