Video: Dangerous Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Replacement is Recalled

Posted August 1, 2012 in Products Liability by

 

The Stryker Rejuvenate is just the latest hip replacement to fail, causing disastrous side effects which can ultimately lead to permanent tissue and bone damage, as well as heavy metal poisoning. 

     
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Lawyers.com Supervising Producer John McCarthy interviews attorney Cal Warriner, who explains that the problem lies in the stem of the device, which is driven into the thigh bone and is meant to be implanted permanently. Warriner reports that removing the stem when the device fails is like “trying to get a piece of rebar out of concrete.”

If you are one of the thousands of patients who have a Stryker implant and you’ve experienced pain, swelling or other side effects, it’s vital that you contact an attorney as soon as possible. A lawyer can advise you on the important steps you must take to protect your right to compensation. Visit Lawyers.com to locate an attorney in your area who has experience in medical device litigation.

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