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  • B. Ladd September 17, 2012 at 5:32 pm

    Why don't the original docs inform patients about such a recall?

  • TIM PEPITONE October 6, 2012 at 5:35 am

    wHEN DID THEY START IMPLANTING THESE HIPS??

    • Bob D. January 15, 2013 at 3:08 pm

      I wish I knew. I had a left hip (2nd time) replaced in 2004 and within a year after surgery I had 3 dislocations in 14 months. The doctors kept telling me it was fine. Eventually I had the Chief Ortho Surgeon at the Phila. VAMC tell his residents that I had the wrong size hip put in. Real pain when you dislocate a hip.

  • who will pay October 10, 2012 at 8:40 am

    My husband had one implanted in Oct 2011. Going for an MRI today

    • LAS_Admin October 10, 2012 at 10:34 am

      Hi Who Will Pay, good luck and keep us posted

  • Martha Harris September 6, 2019 at 5:02 am

    Has anyone out there had the cap slip off the femoral head resulting in the cap grinding a notch in the back of their thigh bone? Well, I did. It caused so much pain and there was swelling inside and it made a grinding and clicking/ popping noise when I tried to walk. Eventually I could no longer walk. Then, I needed to have a revision done on my hip.?
    My revision was done a year and 3 months later. When my revision was done my doctor said I didn’t need P.T. because I should remember what to do from the first one. Now my leg rotates toe in. Is there anyone else who has experienced a similar problem?

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