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FDA Releases Latest Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Safety Communication

Inside scoop on hip implants by Stryker

The latest safety protocol for metal-on-metal hip implants was announced by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), proposing recommendation for physicians, healthcare providers, prior recipients, and product manufacturers, such as Stryker, over compliance issues, says an international wire service agency. The proposal stated the need of the medical product manufacturers to undergo rigid testing to ensure the safety and quality of their product and to prevent future problems, before they are approved to use.

Stryker and other hip replacement implants manufacturers are continue to face a number of lawsuits due to their defective products, which resulted to harm its users.

Read More: FDA Issues Safety Communication for Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Devices

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