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Defective Medical Devices - DePuy Hip implants

DePuy Hip implants

The DePuy Pinnacle System was launched to the marketplace in 2000. It was designed and released by Johnson & Johnsonís orthopaedics subsidiary, DePuy. It was intended to be marketed towards younger patients as a more durable option.

The DePuy ASR Acetabular Cup System was launched in 2005. It was designed and released by Johnson & Johnsonís orthopaedics subsidiary, DePuy. It was intended to be marketed towards younger patients as a more durable option.

Recent studies from the several sources have shown severe negative side effects from using DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Systems, including metal poisoning, metalosis, and early loosening and significant failure rates within only a few years of implantation. Similar issues occurred with DePuyís other Metal on Metal hip replacement product - the DePuy Pinnacle. Ultimately, DePuy recalled the ASR metal on metal hip in August, 2010.

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If you or a loved one have or had a DePuy ASR or Pinnacle Hip Replacement System and suffer from heavy metal poisoning, metalosis, required an early revision procedure, or had elevated blood levels of cobalt and/or chromium, find out how Dennis A. Lopez & Associates can help you. Fill out our email information form here on our website and submit it for a free consultation.