Dangerous Medical Devices

Stryker Hip Replacements

More than 2.5 Million Americans living with an artifical hip. That is approximately 0.8 percent of all americans. These hips are manufactured by six major manufacturers: Biomet, DePuy, Smith & Nephew, Stryker, Wright, and Zimmer.
Of the 578 recalls between 2002 and 2013, Stryker had the most by far, with 231.

More than 2.5 Million Americans living with an artifical hip. That is approximately 0.8 percent of all americans. These hips are manufactured by six major manufacturers: Biomet, DePuy, Smith & Nephew, Stryker, Wright, and Zimmer.
Of the 578 recalls between 2002 and 2013, Stryker had the most by far, with 231.

A brand new Stryker Accolade Recall (September 2016)

A brand new Stryker Accolade Recall (September 2016)

Stryker has voluntarily recalled some of their metal V40 femoral heads used with hip implants. This affects Meridian, Reliance, Definition, Restoration, Accolade Rejuvenate, Exeter, Citation, and ABG 2 stems.

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Why are there so many recalls in recent history?

Why are there so many recalls in recent history?

The promise of relieve is at the core of any recommendation to have hip replacement surgery.Economics are the core factor for so many recalls.

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Stryker™ Rejuvenate And ABG II Modular Hip Implant

Stryker™ Rejuvenate And ABG II Modular Hip Implant

The Rejuvenate and ABG-II modular hip implant were recalled on July 4, 2012. Some patients have even received letters from the Stryker Corporation warning them that their hip implant has been recalled.

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DePuy™ ASR Hip Replacement Recall

DePuy™ ASR Hip Replacement Recall

When medical supplies malfunction and harm a large number of patients there are often reasons beyond simple human error.

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Stryker Accolade Recall 2011

Stryker Accolade Recall 2011

Please be proactive with your health issues. If past occurrences have taught us anything it is "Don't wait for the FDA or the hip manufacturers to issue a recall notice!"

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Do I have to sue my doctor?

Do I have to sue my doctor?

in the case of the LFit V40 recall the Stryker Corporation (manufacturer) is the responsible party and not your doctor. Your doctor is going to be a helpful partner in this time of stress. First steps actually involve...

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Why to be weary of the official hotline

Why to be weary of the official hotline

Stryker has set up a patient 'helpline'. Be weary of them since in order to participate in any of the programs set up by these hotlines, you must provide a large amount of information about yourself.This includes past and...

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