Questions You Might Ask Your Doctor

Conferece Covering The DePuy Hip Implant Lititgation by HarrisMartin Publishing

Questions to ask Your Physician on a First Visit:

Did your DePuy Hip Surgeon Receive Compensation from DePuy?

Additional Questions for an orthopedic surgeon

Discussion on the pros and cons of various types of hip replacement materials


Who is present in the operating room during the explant removal?

Recipients of Recalled DePuy Hip Implants to Request the Explanted Device Prior to Amended Surgery

Implications of Ion Toxicity on the kidneys (Questions that must be answered.)

Tip From Depuy

 

Interesting Youtube animation hip surgery videos

 Do vitamins affect the cobalt and chromium toxicity tests?

12 Wonderful short YouTube Videos by a medical toxicologist on Depuy hip toxicity issues

 

Interesting tidbits from the 12 videos on Depuy hip/metal ion issues by Dr. Michael McCabe, Toxicologist.

Now What? If you remove the Depuy implant and replace it, what goes in its place? What are the alternatives and risks associated with them? (1 of 4)

Now What? If you remove the Depuy implant and replace it, what goes in its place? What are the alternatives and risks associated with them? (2 of 4 in a series)

Now What? If you remove the Depuy implant and replace it, what goes in its place? What are the alternatives and risks associated with them? (3 of 4 in a series)

Now What? If you remove the Depuy implant and replace it, what goes in its place? What are the alternatives and risks associated with them? (4 of 4 in a series)

Considering the “Wear” rates of alternative materials for hip revision vs Metal on Metal used in the Depuy hip

Polyethylene (poly) materials reviewed for use in revised Depuy hips: the risk and rewards (2 of 3).

Ceramic materials reviewed for use in revised Depuy hips: the risk and rewards (3 of 3).

 

Hip-replacement hospital re-admissions rise 

Update on the Depuy multi district litigation (MDL) proceedings


Metal Artificial Hips May Need A Hip Check

FDA Approves New Depuy Hip Implant

What are Cytogenic labs and why might the Depuy hip patients have interest in these labs?

Anyone have experience with the Zimmer Trilogy hip in revision surgery or the Pinnacles for that matter?

Follow-Up for Asymptomatic Patients (directives from the FDA web site)

Video by expert in MoM hips highlighting some interesting points.

Comment Solicitation: If you are a revision patient, did the Surgeon remove the Taper/Stem?

Less Invasive Hip Surgeries Make Inroads

Wear debris dialog based not on the articulating surface between the ball and cup but rather the Trunion/stem

Dr. Henry Finn: Top 3 Clinical Concerns for Orthopedic Surgeons in 2012

Background on Type IV Immune response (part 4 of x)

Background on Type IV Immune response (part 5 of x)

Background on Type IV Immune response (part 6 of x)

What tests can you do post revision to ensure that everything is ok?

What is a pseudotumor and what is the occurance of them in post hip patients?

Granulomas Redux...What are they again?

The British regulators announce a requirement to have MOM Depuy hips checked annually in patients for the rest of thier lives

New guidance issued for patients with metal-on-metal hip implants (in England)

Consumer Reports Investigates: Dangerous medical devices
Cancer or no cancer associated with the Depuy MOM hip?

Wireless Tags Give Physicians Details and Condition of Orthopaedic Implants With the Wave of a Wand

Study shows metal on metal hip patients not getting blood tests!

New Research Uses Stem Cells as Possible treatment for Arthritis

Second Look- Clinical News and Views

To Glucosamine or Not Glucosamine?

Interesting revised guidelines for MOM hip montoring in Britian and New Zeland

Long-term results, durability, modularity among advantages of metal-on-metal hips

Coatings extend hip implant life for MoM hips

Guideline from Austrailia for monitoring patients with M etal on metal implants

Lifetime Warranty on Knee replacements?

Metal-on-Metal hip Implants Can Corrode

Benefits of Less invasive hip surgery

Orthopedic startup in Indiana aims to sell cheaper, more durable total hip implant

Study: Outcome Poor with Hip Resurfacing

The British manufacturer of the Birmingham Hip Modular Head says it's not performing as well as expected when used in total hip replacement surgery

Hip Resurfacing 'Unacceptable for Women': Study

New Data and Lancet Analysis Trigger a Further Warning on Hip Resurfacing

Newcastle University researchers find explanation for pain in people with metal on metal hip joints

‘Short stay’ hip arthroplasty patients show good results

Greater wear reduction seen with ceramic-on-poly vs metal-on-poly hips

Researchers Warn Against Hip Resurfacing

Hip disorder cured using stem cells

Age, gender influence hip arthroplasty revision risk

Revision Hip Replacement Risk Highest During First 18 Months

Doctors, Patients Praise New Hip Replacement Technique

Smith & Nephew plc : Turning complex hip revisions into efficient, reproducible surgeries with the new REDAPT? Revision Femoral System from Smith & Nephew

ADA: Routine antibiotics not needed for patients with orthopedic implants

Oxidative Stress and Cancer: Representing that your medical condition is "stable" in order to collect pain and suffering claims from Depuy.

Younger, Taller and Heavier Patients More Likely to Require Hip Revision Surgery

Before Metal-on-Metal Hip Surgery, Consider Imaging, Symptoms

New DePuy Hip Replacement Side Effect Reported

'Grow your own' hip replacements in a decade

 Monitoring for potential toxicity in patients with metal-on-metal hip prostheses: advice for health professionals

MAKO Surgical Corp. Showcases Pioneering MAKOplasty(R) Treatment Options for Total Hip Replacement and Partial Knee Resurfacing Surgeries at AAOS 2013 Annual Meeting

MRI may predict adverse tissue reaction in metal-on-metal hip replacement patients

 Mixed Results for Metal Ions Test in MoM Hips

 When a Patient Already Has a MoM Hip… (American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons meeting)

Hip revision surgery

GE Healthcare Unveils Exclusive Imaging Technology for Joint Replacements and Implanted Devices

 Denver Woman Allergic to Hip Implant

New Allergy Test Could Prevent A Problem Before Hip, Knee Surgeries