Stryker Impant News

This week in Massachusetts, a woman filed a personal injury lawsuit after developing a severe case of metallosis.  She holds Stryker accountable for her suffering, not just because she received a defective implant, but because according to her, “the Stryker defendants have intentionally downplayed the risk of harm and limited the scope of its recall in an effort to hide...

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As of December 2016, Stryker has decided to extend their payout to more people who have suffered due to their faulty hip implants.  Initially, the company had decided to provide settlements only to patients who had received the defective Rejuvenate ABG II Modular Hip Stem and had undergone revision surgery prior to November 3, 2014.  However, Stryker’s recent announcement has...

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Stryker has manufactured yet another defective hip implant.  Though they have released a voluntary warning about the product, the company has yet to issue a full recall for the device.  Since this is Stryker’s third offense, people are looking into how and why the company is still being permitted to place their medical products on the market without proper testing. ...

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As science progresses, doctors and scientists are researching ways to treat injured, arthritic hips without complex hip-replacement surgeries.   Currently, stem cells are being engineered to grow cartilage, which may be used in the future to help patients with problematic hips.  Additionally, this new cartilage may even be ale to prevent the return of arthritis due to the release of anti-inflammatory...

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The National Hospital Discharge Survey (NCHS) offers reports on information acquired by doctors all across the nation, including those who perform hip replacement surgeries.  Some of the information includes the total number of hip replacements performed in patients aged forty-five and older, as well as whether or not this number seems to be rising in rate when compared to population. ...

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