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Pseudotumors: Hip Replacement Complication

Pseudotumors hip replacement complication

Nearly 270,000 primary total hip arthroplasty are performed each year in the United States and may number 570,000 by 2030. Many of these patients experience a successful outcome; however, an unexpected complication for metal-on-metal hip implant recipients to be aware of is a condition called pseudotumors.

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4th of July Firework Safety Tips

4th of July Safety Tips

The 4th of July is just around the corner. It’s a time to gather with family and friends to celebrate our country’s independence. Unfortunately, it’s also a time when serious injuries occur. We want to help you and your family stay safe over the holidays with a few fireworks safety tips.

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Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Complications

Metal on metal hip replacement Complications

While all artificial hip replacement devices carry risks including wear of the component material, metal-on-metal hip replacement devices have unique risks in addition to the general risks associated with a hip replacement device.

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$25.7 Million in Damages Against J&J in Second Asbestos Talc Case

Mesothelioma and talcum powder

May 23, 2018. J&J lost a second mesothelioma lawsuit in which the Plaintiff claimed she developed cancer after being exposed to asbestos in its baby powder product.

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Metallosis: Hip Replacement Complication

Metallosis MoM Hip Replacement

Hip replacements ease pain and increase mobility for thousands of people each year. While these operations are successful for many; not everyone ends up with a good outcome. One unexpected complication linked to metal-on-metal implants is metallosis, a type of metal poisoning which can cause serious problems.

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Mesothelioma Cancer – What You Should Know

Mesothelioma Cancer

Only an estimated 3,000 people are diagnosed with mesothelioma annually in the United States. With a 5-year survival rate, that means that more than 43,000 people worldwide die from it each year. If a loved one or someone you know has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, it’s time to educate yourself and others on this rare form of cancer.

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Biomet Faces More Magnum Hip Replacement Lawsuits

Biomet Magnum Hip Implant

May 3, 2018. Three more lawsuits have been filed against Biomet Orthopedics on behalf of patients who had to undergo traumatic hip revision surgery due to defective Biomet Magnum hip implants.

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Biomet Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Destroys Patient’s Pelvis

Hip problems

Metal-on-metal hip replacements continue to be in the news as a new lawsuit gets filed against Biomet Orthopedics from a patient who suffered devastating injuries caused by his Biomet M2a metal-on-metal hip implant.

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Illegal U-turn by Commercial Truck Turns Deadly

Illegal Truck U-Turn

Making a U-turn is one of the most dangerous maneuvers any driver on our roadways can make. When done by a large commercial truck, the results can be devastating and often deadly.

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Magnetic Resonance-guided Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (MRgLITT) Devices

FDA Market Approval

FDA Letter to Health Care Providers

Posted by the FDA on April 25, 2018.

The Issue: FDA is providing preliminary information concerning magnetic resonance (MR) thermometry reliability with magnetic resonance-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy (MRgLITT) devices.

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