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US Drug Watchdog Now Urges Recipients Of A DePuy Pinnacle All Metal Hip Implant To Call Them About A Vital Blood Test To See If Their Hip Implant Device Has Failed
Date:6/19/2013

(PRWEB) June 19, 2013

The US Drug Watchdog says, “We have discovered a vital blood test that has been specifically designed to help a recipient of a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant see if their blood contains elevated levels of cobalt, and chromium, because we believe this the best way short of surgery, to see how the device is doing. In the event the cobalt, or chromium levels are elevated we will carefully explain the possible options the person will need to consider, including possible revision surgery to replace the device, if blood tests indicate a failure. We are very concerned about elevated levels of cobalt, and chromium in a person's blood, and we are urging recipients to take our suggestion seriously." According to the New York Times on December 27th 2011, “The so-called metal-on-metal hips, in which a device’s ball and joint are made of metal, are failing at high rates within a few years instead of lasting 15 years or more, as artificial joints normally do. The wear of metal parts against each other is generating debris that is damaging tissue and, in some cases, crippling patients.” The US Drug Watchdog says, “If you, or a loved one has had a hip replacement involving the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant, please call us at 866-714-6466, so we can carefully explain the steps needed to get this specific blood test.”

According to the US Drug Watchdog, "Symptoms of a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant failure include pain, problems walking, swelling of the hip, lack of flexibility, or elevated levels of cobalt, or chromium in the recipients blood." http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

The US Drug Watchdog is the premier medical device, and pharmaceutical watchdog in the United States. The group says, “We want to do everything in our power to make certain every DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipient gets a blood test to determine if their all metal hip implant has failed. In the event the blood test indicates elevated levels of cobalt, and chromium we will get the recipient to national caliber law firms that have a superior record of representing their clients in these types of national lawsuits, involving significant financial compensation." For more information about the DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant, and a critical blood test please contact the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466. http://USDrugWatchdog.com

Important Note from the US Drug Watchdog: "The statute of limitations on the recalled DePuy ASR metal on metal hip implant has not yet run out in the following states: Arkansas, Washington D.C., Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. If you are a recipient of a recalled DePuy ASR all metal hip implant, and you have not yet been identified by the court please call us immediately at 866-714-6466, if the procedure was done in one of these states." http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

DePuy Pinnacle U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas MDL#2244

DePuy ASR Case Number Ohio Southern Federal District Court Case Number MDL # 2197

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