Metal hip implant safety

U.K. Health Agency Warns Doctors Against Using Metal Hip Implant Combination

by NadrichCohenLLP April 3, 2012 Personal Injury

The U.K. Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a new warning advising doctors against using a specific combination of metal hip implant components. The MHRA issued the warning after it was determined that the patients who received the metal hips in question had an “unacceptably high” rate of revision surgery after undergoing […]

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British Health Officials Launch Investigation of Metal Hip Implant Safety

by NadrichCohenLLP February 2, 2012 Accident Claims Law

Health regulators in the United Kingdom have launched an investigation into the safety of metal hip implants, including those manufactured by DePuy Orthopaedics. The safety review was spurred by warnings from health care advisors who believe the devices could potentially cause metal poisoning. According to The Telegraph, advisors to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory […]

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