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Wright Profemur News

  We have compiled the latest news on the Wright Profemur Z hip device. If you or a loved one has been harmed by the Wright Profemur Z hip device, please contact us for a free consultation.

Study Prompts Call for Wider Ban on Metal Hips

March 12, 2012

New research confirmed that all-metal artificial hips fail more often than other types, fuelling concerns about the devices and prompting a call from researchers on Tuesday for a ban.

The analysis in The Lancet medical journal came two weeks after Britain's medical regulator said nearly 50,000 Britons with metal-on-metal hips needed annual check-ups to monitor for problems, including exposure to toxic metals.


Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements 'High Failure Rate'

Metal-on-metal total hip replacements have a much higher failure rate than other options and "should not be implanted", say researchers.

They said data from the world's largest register of hip implants provided "unequivocal evidence" of the failure rate.


Wright Medical CEO Resigns After Doctor Kickback Settlement

Wright Medical Group Inc. (WMGI), the artificial-joint maker that last year settled U.S. accusations it paid doctors to use its products, fell the most in more than two years after its chief executive officer resigned.

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