Navigation Links
US Drug Watchdog Now Urges All 500,000 US Recipients Of A Metal on Metal Hip Implant To Get A Blood Test for Elevated Levels Of Cobalt and Chromium

(PRWEB) January 15, 2013

The US Drug Watchdog is now saying, "The BBC is now suggesting the Europeans are on the verge of requiring annual blood testing for all metal on metal hip implant recipients, and we have concluded the best way for a US recipient of a all metal hip implant to determine if their hip implant device has failed-is to have a simple blood test to see if their blood contains elevated levels of cobalt, or chromium. If the blood work reveals elevated levels of cobalt, or chromium in the metal on metal hip implant recipient's blood we want them to call us immediately, so we can direct them to the best possible law firms." US metal on metal hip implant recipients are encouraged to call the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466 for more information, or they can contact the group via their web site at

The US Drug Watchdog says, "Litigation involving metal on metal hip implants prematurely failing include the following manufacturers:"

  • DePuy Pinnacle Case Number U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas MDL#2244
  • DePuy ASR Case Number Ohio Southern Federal District Court Case Number MDL No. 2197AAJ
  • Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Implant Stem Failure Teleseminar: Metallosis with No Metal on Metal Articulation will address the issues surrounding the latest hip replacement systems recall. On July 6, 2012 Stryker issued a voluntary recall of its Rejuvenate and ABG II modular-neck stems in the United States.
  • Biomet M2a Magnum Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. (Case No. 3:12-cv-3476) filed on July 2nd 2012.
  • Zimmer Durom Cup Product Liability mass tort litigation, MDL NO. 2158 (SDW), which is pending in the federal District Court in New Jersey (time frame 2006-July 2008).
  • Wright Medical Technology, Inc., Conserve Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation ("MDL No. 2329"). This is now pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

The US Drug Watchdog says, “One of the biggest problems we have with respect to our failed medical device or recalled drug initiative work is the average US consumer never hears about a drug recall or failures involving medical devices like metal-on-metal hip implants. If you have a friend, or loved one who is a recipient of a metal-on metal hip implant please share this press release with them. We want to make certain these metal-on-metal hip implant victims get to the best possible attorneys, to insure they get the best possible compensation for their ordeal.”

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges Victims of a Unsuccessful Transvaginal Mesh Product Revision Surgery to Call Them for the Names of the Best Possible Lawyers - Who Are All Women
2. US Drug Watchdog Now Puts a New Emphasis on DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Recipients and They Urge Them to Get a Blood Test for Elevated Metals Levels
3. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges Families Of Diabetics Diagnosed with Bladder Cancer To Call The Johnson Law Group If They Used the Diabetes Drug Called Actos
4. US Drug Watchdog Is Now Open All Weekends To Help Victims Of A Transvaginal Mesh Product Failures With A Service That Includes Naming Top Attorneys--Who Are All Women
5. US Drug Watchdog Now Fears Thousands of Senior Citizen Recipients Of A All Metal Hip Implant Are Not Complaining About A Failure Because They Don't Want Another Surgery
6. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges Users of Yaz or Yasmin Birth Control Pills Who Suffered A Life Threatening Medical Problem To Call The Johnson Law Group-Immediately
7. US Drug Watchdog Now Calls Transvaginal Mesh Product Failure Damages Beyond Comprehension And They Urge Victims To Call Them For The Names of Top Women Attorneys
8. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges DePuy Pinnacle Metal Hip Recipients To Get A Blood Test and to Call Them For The Names Of The Best Lawyers If Their Metals Levels Are Elevated
9. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges Family Members Mourning The Loss Of A Loved One Who Developed Bladder Cancer After Using The Diabetes Drug Actos To Call The Johnson Law Group
10. US Drug Watchdog Now Grows Their Initiative For All US Women Who Are Victims Of A Transvaginal Mesh Product Failure That IncludesThe Names Of Top Women Attorneys To Help
11. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges All Recipients Of A All Metal Hip Implant to Get A Blood Test Out of New Concerns About Side Effects and They Name Law Firms To Help Victims
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Experts from the American Institutes for Research ... June 26-28, 2016, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. , AIR experts ... planning, healthcare costs and patient and family engagement. , AIR researchers will be ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture animations, FCPX users can easily customize each ... Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package transforms over 1,300 hand-drawn pictures into hand ... select a ProHand generator and drag it above media or text in the Final ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) , ... June 25, ... ... to helping both athletes and non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented ... for the Oklahoma City area —Johnson is one of the first doctors to ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... A recent article published June 14 ... The article goes on to state that individuals are now more comfortable seeking to ... operations such as calf and cheek reduction. The Los Angeles area medical group, Beverly ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son ... lash out at his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he couldn’t ... would use it. He would throw rocks at my other children and say he was ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... Calif. , June 23, 2016 Any dentist ... many challenges of the current process. Many of them do ... of the technical difficulties and high laboratory costs involved. And ... to offer it at such a high cost that the ... it. Dr. Parsa Zadeh , founder of ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Research and Markets has ... Market Analysis 2016 - Forecast to 2022" report to ... report contains up to date financial data derived from varied ... major trends with potential impact on the market during the ... segmentation which comprises of sub markets, regional and country level ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- , , , WHEN: , ... , , , LOCATION: , , , Online, with free ... EXPERT PANELISTS:  , , , Frost & Sullivan,s Global Vice President ... Industry Analyst, Divyaa Ravishankar and Unmesh Lal, Program Manager , ... is witnessing an exceptional era. Several new demand spaces, such as ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: