Tuesday, January 22, 2013

FDA topics on the MoM hips

All-metal hip implants can damage soft tissue: FDA
Reuters
(Reuters) - Metal-on-metal hip implants can cause soft-tissue damage and pain, which could lead to further surgery to replace the implant, the U.S. health regulator said, following several recalls of the artificial hip parts. All-metal hip implants ...
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Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants: Use With Caution, FDA Says
Medscape
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today issued an extensive set of cautionary guidelines for problematic metal-on-metal (MoM) hip implants that range from selecting the right surgical candidate to determining when to replace the hardware.
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Skirting Regulations with Metal-on-Metal Hips
Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog (blog)
Over the last several years many seniors and their families were affected by problems with metal-on-metal hip implants that they received. From the Depuy hip recall to those affecting Stryker products, tens of thousands of residents faced the anxiety ...
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FDA aims to clamp down on metal hip implants
Mass Device
The FDA prepares to issue new regulatory guidelines on metal-on-metal hip implants, potentially requiring companies with devices already on the market to submit new applications with clinical evidence of safety and effectiveness. hip implant x-ray ...
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Rottenstein Law Group Encouraged by FDA's Plan to Tighten Metal-on-Metal ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
After more than 500,000 metal-on-metal hip replacements from companies such as DePuy have experienced early failure, becoming the subjects of hip replacement lawsuits and hip recalls, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Jan. 17 that it would ...
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Blogs2 new results for metal on metal hips
FDA: All-metal hip implants can hurt soft tissue, requiring ...
By Staff
Metal-on-metal hip implants can cause soft-tissue damage and pain, which could lead to further surgery to replace the implant, the U.S. health regulator said.
MedCity News
Hip Implant Update: The FDA Demands Proof That Metal-On-Metal ...
By M. Brandon Smith
For several years as metal on metal devices have failed at alarming rates and a question has been repeatedly asked but not yet answered Is there a lack of a clinical advantage with.
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Web10 new results for metal on metal hips
FDA Seeks Stricter Regulation of Metal Hip Implants - WSJ.com
The FDA proposed that companies making metal-on-metal artificial hip joints produce medical evidence demonstrating their safety in order to stay on the market.
online.wsj.com/.../SB10001424127887324468104578248072...
Doctors Weigh Risks of Metal Hips as FDA Tightens Reviews ...
Metal hip implants, the subject of thousands of consumer lawsuits, will have to navigate a longer U.S. review process and should only be offered to patients after ...
www.bloomberg.com/.../doctors-weigh-risks-of-metal-hips-as-...
Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants: FDA to Propose Strict ... - Benzinga
Bernstein Liebhard LLP is currently evaluating lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered metallosis, hip implant failure, revision surgery and other ...
www.benzinga.com/.../metal-on-metal-hip-implants-fda-to-pro...
FDA Proposes Tighter Regulations for All-Metal Hip Implants ...
The FDA proposes new regulations for metal-on-metal hip implants after 500000 devices failed prematurely. Lawsuits against J&J reach all-time high.
www.drugwatch.com/.../fda-proposes-tighter-regulations-for-a...
FDA plans to clamp down on all-metal hips - FierceMedicalDevices
The FDA is looking to rework its guidance on all-metal hip implants, proposing a rule change that would require devicemakers to demonstrate the safety and ...
www.fiercemedicaldevices.com/story/.../2013-01-17?...
Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants: FDA to Propose Strict Regulations for ...
We have been waiting for this news from the FDA for a long time. We continue to hear from metal-on-metal hip replacement patients who have suffered painful ...
features.rr.com/article/01343ql2qEa5d?q=Food+and+Drug...
FDA Issues Safety Alert For Metal on Metal Hips | Dangerous ...
Today the FDA has issued a safety alert for metal on metal hip implants. The alert went to orthopaedic surgeons, radiologists, risk managers and patients who ...
www.dangerous-medicines.com/.../fda-issues-safety-alert-for-...
Metal Hip Implants Draw Criticism for Painful Side Effects
Metal on metal hip implants like the DePuy ASR come under fire for causing more injuries than standard hip replacement devices.
www.topclassactions.com/.../3374-metal-hip-implants-draw-cri...
Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants: FDA to Propose Strict ... - PRWeb
Bernstein Liebhard LLP is currently evaluating lawsuits on behalf of individuals who suffered ...
www.prweb.com/releases/metal-on.../prweb10335191.htm
FDA Seeks Stricter Regulation of Metal Hip Implants
By Thomas M. Burton The Food and Drug Administration is studying whether several medical devices already on the market, such as electroconvulsive therapy ...
features.rr.com/article/05yCebueFi0ee?q=Food+and+Drug...

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