Tuesday, August 28, 2012
DePuy Hip Recall Now Includes Unused Custom Hip Implants, Announces the Rottenstein Law Group
PRWEB) August 27, 2012
According to a report from Mass Device, J&J subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics, manufacturer of several embattled models of hip replacement devices—including the recalled ASR systems—has now recalled “all unused units of its [custom] orthopedic implants” in compliance with a request form the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
DePuy shut down its custom orthopedics division in January, after the FDA had inspected company's facilities and “identified concerns with the implants, and further asked the device maker to take steps to retrieve all remaining unused devices, according to a DePuy letter sent to physicians,” Mass Device reports
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