January 17, 2013 - The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release today informing the public and medical communities of new safety recommendations for metal-on-metal artificial hip implants. The updated warning is based on the administration’s cumulative...
According to the results of a new study, more than three-quarters of all metal-on-metal hip replacement failures occur within two years of being implanted.
Last week, an independent advisory panel to the FDA agreed that there was little reason to continue using metal-on-metal hip replacement devices, seeing as there are a variety of safer alternatives widely available.
A popular line of artificial hip replacement devices have been failing far sooner than expected, but it could be years before the FDA knows exactly why these problems are occurring.
The FDA has scheduled a two-day meeting in June to discuss the safety of metal-on-metal hip implants, which have been increasingly associated with high rates of failure.
New metal hip implants have been shown to be no more effective and sometimes even more problematic than much older models.
According to a new study, no matter the type of material, all artificial hip replacement devices appear to work the same. In fact, the purported revolutionary new metal-on-metal hip implants have been shown to be no more effective and sometimes...
According to a recent analysis by the New York Times, the FDA has received a huge increase in complaints regarding complications with metal-on-metal hip replacements in 2011.
A new study has found a high early revision rate and an excessive number of adverse reactions to metal debris among metal-on-metal hip recipients.
Zimmer Inc. has been ordered to pay more than $2 million to a New Mexico man for a defective hip implant with an “unreasonably dangerous design,” following a 2-week bench trial. Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved...