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Zimmer Hip Replacement Complaints and Lawsuits

Zimmer Hip Replacement Lawsuit Information

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received several complaints concerning the Zimmer hip replacement implant. Last year Zimmer temporarily suspended marketing of the medical device but attempted to place fault on the implanting surgeons' techniques and not their own product. Instead of voluntarily recalling the Zimmer hip implant device, Zimmer claimed they were revising surgical instructions and devising a surgical training program.

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In the meantime, hundreds of patients could need additional hip replacement surgeries years earlier than the safer average. Several patients have already filed Zimmer Durom® cup lawsuits alleging defects of the implant. These lawsuits are expected to rise as more patients experience hip replacement failure.

In parts of Europe and Australia, there is a medical device registry where doctors can look at to determine the success or failure rate or problems associated with certain medical devices. For example, Zimmer still sells a knee implant device in the United States even though doctors in Australia stopped using because of its failure rate.

Are United States doctors and their trusting patients Zimmer's guinea pigs?

As you might imagine, pharmaceutical companies and medical device makers in the United States are in no hurry to start any such database registries here.

Have you or a loved one received a failed Zimmer hip replacement implant or knee replacement implant?

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Find out if you are eligible for a hip replacement lawsuit.

Please contact Monheit Law in Pennsylvania to find out if you qualify for an unsafe medical device lawsuit.

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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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