Review of Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Parts

There has recently been a significant rise in the number of complaints being made by patients who have received metal-on-metal hip replacement parts.

Patients have been filing complaints regarding the metal-on-metal hip replacements for quite some time, having experienced a wide variety of problems. Many of these patient problems include fracturing and dislocating of the device or loosening caused by inflammation in the joint space.

Other problems commonly reported by patients with hip replacement parts include problems walking, as well as significant pain and swelling.

Caputo and Mariotti is currently investigating all cases involving metal-on-metal hip replacement parts including those with the following specifications:

  • the Smith & Nephew R3 Acetabular System, recalled in June of 2012

  • the DePuy Orthopaedics ASR XL Acetabular System, recalled in August of 2010

  • the DePuy ASR Hip Resurfacing System, recalled in August of 2010

  • the Stryker Rejuvenate recalled in July 2012

  • the ABG II modular-neck stems, recalled in July 2012

  • the DePuy Pinnacle, which has not been recalled

  • the Zimmer Durom Cup, which has not been recalled

  • the Wright Conserve, which has not been recalled

  • the Biomet M2A and M2A-Magnum, which have not been recalled

If you believe you have been the victim of a faulty metal-on-metal hip replacement procedure and are suffering side effects, contact Caputo and Mariotti today to arrange your free consultation.