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Smith & Nephew Defective Knee Replacements


Santa Cruz, CA: Allegations of knee replacement failure are being made against device manufacturer Smith & Nephew. In some cases people have filed personal injury and defective knee replacement lawsuits.

Claims against Smith & Nephew knee replacements state early failure and failure at an unacceptable failure rates. Specifically, the knee replacements are meant to last for between 10 and 20 years, but people who have these devices implanted may have to undergo revision surgery, and resulting medical expenses, pain and suffering and lost wages.

In 2010, Smith & Nephew recalled its Journey-Deuce Uni Tibial Baseplates, which rest on the tibia and attaches to the knee replacement hardware on the femur. Because these baseplates are breaking, the entire knee replacement can become compromised and unstable.

Symptoms people may experience if their Smith & Nephew knee replacements is failing include pain and limited range of motion. Most patients will require additional surgery to repair the damage.



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Published on Sep-5-17


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