The European Commission has been criticised by the UK's Science and Technology Committee the BBC reports.
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An undercover investigation by the Telegraph claims to have found severe loopholes in the EU approvals system.
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Doctors advise against using hip resurfacings due to unacceptable failure rates.
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Latest data from the Australian National Joint Replacement Registry
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Results of a long term study examining the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing prosthesis.
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The Telegraph reports on the potential new rules being drafted in the wake of the metal-on-metal and PIP scandals
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An update on the DePuy ASR Hip recall
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DePuy are reported to pay to resolve three cases before they were scheduled to go to court.
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A recent article by deputy editor of the British Medical Journal
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Research into ion levels for chromium and cobalt suggest guideline levels where too high
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This is the 2012 annual report from the National Joint Registry (NJR). The NJR collects information on joint replacement surgery and monitor the performance of joint replacement implants.
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Stryker recall their Rejuvenate Modular and ABG II modular-neck hip stems due to concerns over corrosion.
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The FDA have made available all the documents for their review of metal on metal hip implant failures.
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The UK House of Commons' Select Committee on Science and Technology met yesterday to discuss medical device regulation for the second time.
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A transcript is available of the UK House of Commons' Select Committee on Science and Technology, session on medical device regulation at which Tom Joyce gave evidence.
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The UK House of Commons' Select Committee on Science and Technology met yesterday to discuss medical device regulation. They heard oral evidence from a panel of experts including Tom Joyce.
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A summary from our multi-disciplinary event in April in London is now available online.
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A questionnaire exploring the experiences of people who have had metal-on-metal hip replacements is now available. If you have such an implant, please consider completing this anonymous questionnaire.
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Tom Joyce has been invited to give oral evidence to the UK Commons Science & Technology Select Committee on the regulation of medical implants.
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Lessons learnt: preventing future artificial joint failures - world-class thought leadership at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Tom Joyce leads a ground-breaking event bringing together experts to share their knowledge and insight.
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Tom Joyce's work on hip joint failure features in a BBC Newsnight and British Medical Journal investigation.
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The Lancet publishes “unequivocal evidence” on stemmed MOM implants failure and authors join our call for a ban.
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The UK regulatory body, the MHRA, has updated its advice to surgeons and patients with certain makes of metal-on-metal hip replacement.
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The British Hip Society annual meeting 2012 in Manchester agreed to call a halt on surgeons implanting large head metal-on-metal hip replacements, after reviewing evidence presented at its meeting.
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In an article in Professional Engineer, Tom Joyce calls on surgeons to stop performing hip replacements using large head metal-on-metal total implants as fears were once again raised about their safety.
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Following widespread news coverage of problems with ASR hip replacements, the BBC programme 'You and Yours' discusses the issues.
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Our work investigating the reasons for failed hip joint replacements and investigating the views of patients, featured on the Danish consumer programme 'Kontant' this week.
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Dr Tom Joyce’s work investigating the reasons for failed hip joint replacements featured on the Irish national news documentary “Prime Time” this week.
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A witness for Johnson & Johnson miscalculated in testifying that a Montana man’s metal hip device failed because of the angle at which it was implanted.
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The surgeon, Thomas Schmalzried, also told jurors in state court in Los Angeles yesterday that he made $3.6 million in royalties on the ASR hip. Since 2000, DePuy has paid him $20 million, mostly for work on other devices, Schmalzried said.
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Dennis J. Paustenbach testified yesterday on Johnson and Johnson’s behalf at the first of 10,000 lawsuits to go to trial over the ASR hips, which the company recalled in August 2010.
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The National Joint Registry (NJR) is delighted to announce that Northern Ireland will join the registry as of today.
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Bloomberg report on the continuing ASR trial
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