The ASR™ Hip Resurfacing System and the ASR XL Acetabular System from DePuy Orthopedics, Inc. were recently subject to a global recall for harmful defects. According to a warning issued by the FDA, DePuy may have sold the joint products without approval. It is believed that 93,000 DePuy Hip Replacement units were sold.
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Do You have a DePuy ASR™ Hip Replacement?
If you are uncertain if you have one of the recalled DePuy Hip Systems, contact your orthopedic surgeon. Your primary care physician or the hospital where the surgery took place should be able to provide you with the name of your surgeon if you can’t recall who performed the original surgery.
If you experience the following symptoms, your DePuy ASR™ Hip Implant may be failing:
- Hip Pain (Unexplained)
- Pain in the Thigh / Groin
- Walking is Painful
- Sitting / Standing Movement is Painful
- Pain When Carrying Heavy Objects
These symptoms could be a warning that there may be a DePuy ASR™ Hip Replacement device failure, such as:
- Loosening of the DePuy ASR™ implant, which occurs when the implant does not stay attached to the bone in the proper position.
- Dislocation of the DePuy ASR™ implant, which occurs where two parts of the implant that move against each other are no longer aligned.
- Fracture of the hip bone, which is where the bone around the implant breaks.
DePuy recommends talking to your doctor whether or not you experience these symptoms to make sure the system is not defective. If your DePuy ASR™ Hip Replacement system has failed, you may need another hip replacement surgery. This is called “revision surgery.”
If, after follow-up, you find you are dealing with a DePuy ASR™ hip replacement, do not delay to take advantage of our free initial consultation and call 816-888-8888 for guidance from our defective medical device attorneys.
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Why Is the DePuy ASR™ Hip Replacement Recalled?
Information showed that 5 years after the DePuy ASR™ Hip Replacement implantation, approximately 12% of patients, or 1 in 8, who had received the DePuy ASR™ resurfacing device, and 13% of patients who had received the DePuy ASR™ total hip replacement needed a second surgery.
The recall means that monitoring and testing of DePuy ASR™ Hip Replacement may be necessary for individuals who have been implanted with either of the DePuy ASR™ Hip Systems.
Injured by a DePuy ASR™ Hip Implant? Get Legal Help.
If you have received a DePuy ASR™ Hip Replacement System or if you are scheduled to undergo a revision surgery of the DePuy ASR™ Hip Replacement, you may be entitled to compensation. Let our compassionate and aggressive Kansas City defective medical device lawyers pursue the compensation you deserve.
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