November 8, 2012 by MassDevice staff
Zimmer in 2008 pulled the devices off of shelves for a period of about 1 month while it investigated "certain reports of an unusually high rate of revision," according to regulatory filings from the time.
The company ultimately attributed device failures to improper implantation techniques and restored the devices to the market, but not without garnering some unwanted legal attention
November 1.2012 Zimmer pulls metal-on-metal Durom acetabular hip implants from Australian market
Orthopedic devices giant Zimmer cancels its Durom acetabular hip implant component from the Australian market amid higher revision rates.