Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit

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DePuy Claims Pinnacle Hips Less Dangerous Than ASR Hip Replacement Systems

Posted by Carole Maddox on Tuesday, September 4, 2012, In : DePuy Hip Implant 
Two years have passed since DePuy Orthopaedics, a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, had recalled its DePuy ASR hipreplacement systems. However, medical organizations across North America and Europe had raised alarm that Pinnacle hip replacement system is as prone to failure as the ASR hip system, an international news agency reports. Pinnacle hips are likely to fail in the next two or three years of use, says a July 2012 dispatch by Reuters.

 

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High Failure Rate Reported Among DePuy Pinnacle Patients

Posted by Carole Maddox on Wednesday, July 18, 2012,


DePuy Orthopaedics, a Johnson & Johnson Company, has manufactured more than 150,000 Pinnacle hip replacement systems since first launching the device in 2001.  Since then, it is estimated that over 1,300 adverse events have been reported to DePuy Orthopaedics regarding its Pinnacle hip system failures. This apparently high-failure rate prompted the FDA to propose identification among medical devices, including hip implants.

 

A total hip replacement is a procedure in which the diseased cartilag...

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