Devices and Implants

April 14, 2012

Wright Hip Implant Recall

In 2004, Wright Medical Technology was forced to recall its CONSERVE metal hip cups due to improper manufacturing. Now, there is speculation that its Profemur hip […]
April 9, 2012

Biomet Hip Implant Recall

In 2008, Biomet Orthopedics announced a recall on its Modular Microplasty Cup Inserter hip implant. This was not the first time that a Biomet Hip product […]
April 5, 2012

Medtronic Bone Graft

At this time, medical technology giant Medtronic is being investigated by the Department of Justice as well as several Senate members due its failure to report […]
April 4, 2012

Mesh Erosion Complications

What is Transvaginal Mesh Erosion? When a woman finds herself suffering from a severe case of either stress urinary incontinence (SUI) or pelvic organ prolapse (POP), […]
April 3, 2012

Biomet Hip Implant Metallosis

Metallosis is a type of metal poisoning that can occur following treatment with a metal-on-metal hip implant, like those offered by Biomet Orthopedics for hip replacement […]
April 2, 2012

American Medical Systems In-Fast Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit

American Medical Systems is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of a product sometimes known as vaginal mesh. Vaginal mesh is also sometimes referred to as […]
April 2, 2012

American Medical Systems Elevate Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit

American Medical Systems (AMS) is a large manufacturer of medical products like the Elevate vaginal mesh insert. American Medical Systems (AMS) is one of the largest […]
April 1, 2012

Medtronic Infuse Lawsuit

The largest medical technology company in the world, Medtronic, Inc. is currently the subject of multiple lawsuits in response to its Infuse bone graft product. Infuse […]
April 1, 2012

Mesh Erosion in Bladder

What is Mesh? Surgical mesh, bladder sling, and transvaginal mesh are all terms that refer to a type of medical device inserted surgically for the treatment […]