DePuy ASR Recall

DePUY ASR HIP REPLACEMENT RECALL – IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS

On the 26th August 2010 DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. – a division of Johnson & Johnson – announced a worldwide recall of both its ASR XL acetabular total hip replacement system and its DePuy ASR hip resurfacing system. The recall was prompted by recently published data showing that the five-year revision rate was approximately 12% for [...]

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Revision surgery required for CUH hip surgery patients

The HSE has recalled 247 individuals who underwent hemiarthroplasties at Cork University Hospital in the period between 2005 and 2008. 10 patients have already undergone repair surgery and six more have been scheduled to be operated on in the new year.  Other patients are being kept under ongoing review to determine whether repair surgery will [...]

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Developments in the DePUY ASR hip recall in Ireland

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND RELATED BLOG ENTRIES VISIT OUR DEDICATED DePUY HIP IMPLANT RECALL PAGE Many of our clients who have been affected by the worldwide DePuy ASR hip recall which was announced in August of last year have by now received the results of their blood tests to identify the levels of cobalt and [...]

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DePUY ASR – WHAT LEVELS OF COBALT AND CHROMIUM ARE SAFE?

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND RELATED BLOG ENTRIES VISIT OUR DEDICATED DePUY HIP IMPLANT RECALL PAGE The Health Service Executive (HSE) last week stated that 2,022 of the approximately 3,500 patients affected by the recall of DePuy ASR hip implants have at this stage attended for their initial recall appointment, with the remainder to be dealt [...]

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DePUY ASR HIP RECALL – HOW MUCH TIME DO I HAVE TO BRING MY CLAIM?

Most people are aware that if you suffer from personal injuries because someone did something they shouldn’t have done, or they didn’t do something they should have done – the fancy legal word for which is ‘negligence’ – you’re entitled to be compensated by that person who caused you to be injured. While proving that [...]

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