Artificial hips manufactured by DePuy Orthopedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, were never put through clinical trials to ensure they were safe, according to the BBC. Now an estimated 12 percent of the 93,000 patients worldwide who were fitted with the devices could experience problems and face a second surgery to replace defective parts. Last August, DePuy issued a recall on two of its artificial hip parts following reports that a higher than expected number of hip joints failed in less than five years after they were implanted. The recalled parts included the ASR XL Acetabular System and the ... Read More
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