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Brokeback Mountain Star’s Death Serves As A Moral Lesson

  Those who are into combining multiple prescription were being served with a warning in the wake of the sudden death of Brokeback Mountain star Heath Ledger. What caused the death of the 28-year-old Australian-born actor Ledger last Jan. 22, … Continue reading

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The NJR Is Believed To Decrease Revision Surgery Rates

Joint replacement is an orthopedic surgical procedure which involves removal of an arthritic or dysfunctional joint replaced with a prosthetic joint. The procedure is being done universally and more often done on the hips and knees that cause pain and … Continue reading

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Disease Conditions That Require Hip Replacement

  Between 200,000 and 300,000 hip replacement operations, as recorded by the American Academy of Orhopaedic Surgeons, are performed each year in the United States. Majority of them are 60 years old and older. In hip replacement, the damaged joint … Continue reading

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Disease Conditions That Require Hip Replacement

Between 200,000 and 300,000 hip replacement operations, as recorded by the American Academy of Orhopaedic Surgeons, are performed each year in the United States. Majority of them are 60 years old and older. In hip replacement, the damaged joint is … Continue reading

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Hip Resurfacing Operation: Definition And Process

  It is the right of every patient to know everything about the proposed operation before signing the consent for an invasive medical management. As explicitly expressed in the latest news about the DePuy hip replacement lawsuit, the size of the … Continue reading

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The Different Components Of A Hip Replacement Implant

The Food and Drug Administration released a statement regarding the state of DePuy’s hip replacement surveillance activities which goes:   “As part of the post-market surveillance, DePuy is continually evaluating data from a variety of sources including national joint replacement … Continue reading

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Product Liability Lawsuits Caused By DePuy Hip Replacement Recall

It is now evident that the DePuy hip recall was mainly due to the fact that the manufacturer did not properly test its products. Even more damaging is the fact that DePuy delayed the recall as long as possible instead … Continue reading

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You Have A Right To Keep Your Explanted DePuy Hip Replacement

After people found out about the recall of two of the leading hip replacement devices, they were left outraged. In 2003, Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, DePuy Orthopaedics manufactured and began selling their ASR XL Acetabular System and ASR Hip Resurfacing … Continue reading

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