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DePuy recalls device used in knee revision surgery

DePuy Orthopaedics is recalling the LPS Diaphyseal Sleeve used in knee revision surgery because of a defect that can result in loss of function or loss of limb, infection, compromised soft tissue or death. The recall is classified as a Class 1, which is the most serious type of recall and involves situations in which there is a reasonable probably that use of the products will cause serious adverse health consequences or death. The recall involves the LPS Diaphyseal Sleeve intended for use with the LPS System, which is an end-stage revision knee product that allows surgeons to reconstruct severe ... Read More