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Ireland establishes joint replacement register following DePuy withdrawal

Fed up with a hip replacement system that resulted in the withdrawal of the product from Ireland, Irish orthopaedic surgeons have negotiated a deal with Health Service Executive, Ireland’s health and social services organization, to establish a joint replacement register to give better data on artificial hip and other joint replacements and help identify any problems that may be emerging with them. The registry was announced by David Moore, president of the Institute of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, and was spurred by the August withdrawal of the DuPuy ASR hip implant system after reports of a higher than normal failure ... Read More