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

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 […]

Voluntary Recall Does Not Solve All of Stryker’s Problems

It was just a few months ago in July 2012 when Stryker Orthopedics did a voluntary recall for two of their hip replacement devices, the Rejuvenate Modular and ABGI II modular neck stems.  According to Stryker, this is due to the risk of fretting (wear-and-tear) and corrosion at or about the modular-neck junction. But the […]