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BBC News: Hip implant patients sue manufacturer

Hundreds of people who received allegedly faulty hip replacements are suing the manufacturer at the High Court.

Last modified: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:06:27 BST

Metal-on-metal hip implant patients sue manufacturer in 'biggest ever' class act

Telegraph 14th October 2017. Hundreds of patients claiming compensation for “failed” metal-on-metal hip implants will take a manufacturer to court tomorrow in one of the largest class actions of its kind.

Last modified: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:55:52 BST

$89 Million Rids Wright Medical of Metal-on-Metal Hip Lawsuits

Wright Medical Technology, Inc. (WMT) and plaintiffs in the Conserve metal-on-metal hip litigation have agreed on a "comprehensive" settlement to settle almost all the last claims against the company.

Last modified: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:46:18 BST

National Joint Registry 2017

NJR's 14th Annual Report is now published with information, data and analyses on hip, knee, ankle, elbow and shoulder joint replacement surgery.

Last modified: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:25:39 BST

India introduces price controls for knee implants

Reuters report that India has capped prices of orthopaedic knee implants, in the country’s latest move to bring down prices of medical devices.

Last modified: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:47:46 BST

2016 Report to the Public About Hip and Knee Replacements

AJRR's first-ever patient annual report

Last modified: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:32:35 BST

When your body becomes eligible for an upgrade

BBC news article on 'What will happen when humans decide to become robots?'

Last modified: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:16:01 BST

Fresh concerns for ‘metal-on-metal’ hip implant patients

HSE safety alert sent to all State hospitals says patients need to undergo regular testing (The Irish Times)

Last modified: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:32:50 BST

Near doubling in failure rates for metal-on-metal hips behind alert

Telegraph article. Checks on all patients with metal-on-metal hips were prompted by a near-doubling in failure rates for the most common of the devices, records reveal.

Last modified: Tue, 04 Jul 2017 12:57:32 BST

'Metal-on-metal' hip implant patients recalled for tests over toxicity fears

Article published in the Guardian. Alert issued by regulatory agency calls for for MRI scans and blood tests on expanded pool from 56,000 patients using devices believed to be at risk of bone or muscle damage.

Last modified: Tue, 04 Jul 2017 10:19:34 BST

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