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DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC On Behalf of Recipient Who Faces Surgery To Replace Artificial Hip Implant
Date:7/26/2014

3, the FDA proposed changes that required manufacturers of hip replacement medical devices sold before 1976 to undergo a premarket approval process. This procedure requires manufacturers to present valid scientific evidence, including human clinical trials, to show that their products are safe and effective if they want to sell them. In 1976, federal legislation went into effect that allowed the FDA to have premarket authority over medical devices. Prior to the 1976 legislation, manufacturers of medical devices did not have to submit clinical studies before selling their products. The medical devices were designated as “higher risk” devices and regulated according to similar medical devices already sold in the United States. Bloomberg reported that Johnson & Johnson also decided to stop selling its metal-on-metal hip implants because sales in the U.S. and Europe had declined since 2007 after doctors began questioning the safety of the medical devices and patients began filing lawsuits.
[federalregister.gov/articles/2013/01/18/2013-01006/effective-date-of-requirement-for-premarket-approval-for-two-class-iii-preamendments-devices, January 18, 2013] [bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-16/j-j-will-stop-sales-of-metal-on-metal-hip-replacements.html, May 17, 2013]

The FDA reports that metal-on-metal replacement hip systems have a metal femoral head or ball, that rotates within a metal cup. According to the FDA, the metal ball and the metal cup rub against each other when an implant recipient walks or run. The walking or running causes metal particles to wear off the device and fall into the space around the hip implant. Some of the metal ions from the all-metal implant or from the metal particles will enter the bloodstream. Over time, the metal particles can cause damage to bone or tissue surrounding the implant and joint, according to the FDA. The federal agency advises all-metal hip implant recipients to have a blood test to determine whether they have exces
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