Devices and Implants

October 18, 2010

Cold Therapy Unit – Common Peroneal Nerve Dysfunction

Common peroneal nerve dysfunction is damage to the peroneal nerve leading to loss of movement or sensation in the foot and leg.     Causes The peroneal nerve […]
August 27, 2010

DePuy Surgeon-to-Patient Letter – ASR™ Hip Implant Recall

Posted below is a copy of the suggested ASR™ Hip Implant Recall Letter for surgeons to send to their patients from the DePuy Division of Johnson […]
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 […]
March 4, 2010

Cold Therapy Lawsuits

Cold Therapy Machines Under Investigation Chronic pain and permanent nerve damage resulting from exposure to cold therapy, ice machines, recirculating ice coolers, cryotherapy and other forms […]
February 24, 2010

Cold Therapy Nerve Damage Lawsuits

Prolonged exposure to cold therapy, ice machines, recirculating ice coolers, cryotherapy and other forms of cold treatment may cause skin damage, permanent nerve damage, frostbite, and chronic […]
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 […]