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Zimmer Durom Cup & MMC

Hip replacement manufacturer Zimmer Holdings Inc. voluntarily suspended sales of the Durom Cup in July 2008, but reintroduced the product to the market a few months later. Zimmer set aside millions of dollars to compensate patients who filed lawsuits after received Durom implants and later required revision surgery after suffering serious complications.
Promoted to younger, active patients, more than 12,000 individuals have had the Durom …

Impact of a Failing Hip Replacement

The hip joint is critical to a person’s ability to walk, which means that any problems with a hip replacement system impact critical parts of a person’s life. When a hip replacement begins to fail, it can lead to localized pain, swelling, and an inability to move normally. There also may be other serious problems, such as metal toxicity if there is corrosion of the metal components of …

  • Posted: March 27, 2015
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