DePuy Hip Implant Recall Update

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On August 26, 2010, DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, announced the recall of its hip implants known as the ASR XL and ASR Hip Resurfacing systems. More than 93,000 hip implants were sold worldwide before DePuy stopped production in 2009. The latest information indicates that approximately 40,000 were implanted in the United States from sometime before the Food …

DePuy Orthopaedics Announces Hip Implant Recall

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DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, has announced the recall of two DePuy ASR hip implants after a large number of reported hip failures and revision surgeries.  Approximately 93,000 DePuy ASR XL Acetabular System implants and Depuy ASR Hip Resurfacing System implants are included in the recall.  These implants have a high failure rate, requiring many patients to undergo revision …