Devices and Implants

August 26, 2010

DePuy Hip Implant Lawsuits

On August 26, 2010 the DePuy Orthopaedics division of Johnson & Johnson, issued a recall for its two hip replacement products, the ASR XL Acetabular System […]
August 24, 2010

DePuy ASR™ Hip Implant Recall – Information for Patients

Posted below is a copy of the letter from the DePuy Division of Johnson & Johnson to patients, related to the DePuy ASR™ XL Acetabular System […]
October 27, 2009

Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Recalls Accusure Insulin Syringes

Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Issues a Nationwide Recall of All Accusure® Insulin Syringes Qualitest Pharmaceuticals today issued a voluntary nationwide recall of all Accusure® Insulin Syringes. The distributed […]
January 9, 2009

Aseptic Lymphocyte Vasculitis Associated Lesion (ALVAL)

Posted below is an article reprint of a paper written by Patricia Walter, including contributions from various hip resurfacing surgeons.  This article addresses the medical condition which some doctors call: tissue reaction pseudotumors, […]
July 24, 2008

Zimmer Hip Implant Lawsuits

Patients with constant pain after hip implant surgery may need to speak with their doctor to see if the hip implant has failed. Failed hip implants […]
January 30, 2006

Pain Pump Cartilage Damage Lawsuits

In 2006, a presentation at an American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons meeting discussed a study that linked the use of intra-articular pain pumps in shoulder surgeries […]
March 27, 2005

Commentary: ALVAL & Metal-on-Metal Joint Replacements

(The following is a Commentary & Perpective review of the article on Aseptic Lymphocyte-dominated Vasculitis-Associated Lesions (ALVAL) and Metal-on-Metal Joint Replacements written by Craig Rineer, MD […]
January 27, 2005

ALVAL & Metal-on-Metal Joint Replacements

Aseptic Lymphocyte-dominated Vasculitis-Associated Lesion (ALVAL) & Metal-on-Metal Joint Replacements Craig Rineer, MD Brigham and Women’s Hospital The field of Orthopaedic Surgery is characterized by the extensive […]
November 24, 2003

Cryotherapy can cause permanent nerve damage: Case Report

 CRYOTHERAPY CAN CAUSE PERMANENT NERVE DAMAGE: A CASE REPORT  Hooshang Hooshmand, MD, Masood Hashmi, MD, and Eric M. Phillips Abstract. Cryotherapy (ice application) and deep cryosurgery […]