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Hip Replacement Surgery: Frequently Asked Questions

What are the complications of hip replacement surgery?

What is the problem with the Zimmer Durom hip implant?

Did the FDA recall the defective hip implant?

Do I qualify for a Zimmer hip implant lawsuit?

Can I afford a product negligence lawsuit?

What are the financial implications of hip and knee implants?

What are the complications of hip replacement surgery?
Hip implants wear out after 20 years or so. Then more replacement surgery is needed and it's always more complex. With each replacement surgery, the lifespan of the implant declines. The fear of blood clots and infections are very real and always a threat. Certain sitting and bending positions are limited or impossible. 90 percent of hip replacement surgery is successful.

What is the problem with the Zimmer Durom hip implant?
A renowned orthopedic announced that the implantable Durom hip socket is poorly designed. After performing routine hip replacements, his patients experienced great pain prompting immediate replacements for their hip replacements. This is unacceptable and puts patients at risk.

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Did the FDA recall the defective hip implant?
No, the FDA cannot recall a product or medical device. It can recommend a recall. Zimmer has not recalled the implantable hip socket but chose instead to halt marketing and selling it until they could better train orthopedic surgeons.

Do I qualify for a Zimmer hip implant lawsuit?
Perhaps, but you won't know until you consult with a medical device attorney. If you or a family member has suffered from a Zimmer Durom hip implant or needed to have revision replacement surgery because of unrelenting pain, please contact Monheit Law for a no-cost, no-obligation confidential consultation.

Can I afford a product negligence lawsuit?
The answer is yes. If you agree to retain Monheit Law and Monheit Law agrees to be retained, you both sign an agreement stating so. Monheit Law represents defective medical device lawsuits on a contingency fee basis. This means if you do not win your case, Monheit Law does not get paid. The time to fight for justice is now.

What are the financial implications of hip and knee implants?
The population is aging: A study published last year calculated that 45 percent of Americans or 135 million people will be diagnosed with debilitating knee arthritis. Three greedy corporations specialize in implantable medical devices - Zimmer, Medtronic, and Stryker who combined market value rival the combined market value of General Motors, Ford, Sears, Dell, and Sony.

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Product Identification Notice: In any of our web pages referring to Zimmer NexGen products, these pages are intended to provide information about and are referring to the same Zimmer products that were identified by Dr. Berger in his presentation and study entitled "The High Failure Rate of a High-Flex Total Knee Arthroplasty Design," and were written about in the NY Times article titled "Surgeon vs. Knee Maker: Who’s Rejecting Whom?," and that are reported in the FDA MAUDE database, where reports involving the Zimmer NexGen CR Flex Cementless or Porous Femoral component can be found and also those products associated with aseptic loosening of the Zimmer MIS Tibial Component that led certain doctors to discontinue its use, and to recommend discontinued use of this product in primary TKA until the etiology of the high early failure rate of this implant is determined. See prospective studies comparing the results of the Zimmer MIS Tibial Component using conventional and minimally invasive exposures as well as comparing fixation with different types of bone cement as described in Early Aseptic Loosening With a Precoated Low-Profile Tibial Component A Case Series. Not all Zimmer NexGen products are involved in our investigations and lawsuits.

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