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HIP IMPLANTS

Hip replacement refers to the process in which a damaged hip joint is surgically replaced with an artificial implant. However, not all implants are safe, and some can cause serious complications. Metal-on-metal hip devices were originally thought to be a more durable alternative to ceramic or plastic models, but some studies have shown that they may deteriorate faster, expose patients to high levels of metals such as cobalt and chromium, and fail at a higher rate than older implants.

In fact, approximately one in 12 recipients of metal-on-metal devices may require corrective surgery within five years of implantation.

METAL-ON-METAL HIP REPLACEMENT SIDE EFFECTS

  • Blood test results that show high levels of chromium and cobalt caused by metal debris
  • Bone loss caused by device loosening
  • Clicking, popping or grinding in the area of the hip implant
  • Difficulty and pain when walking, standing or carrying weighted objects
  • Dislocation or loosening of the implant
  • Earlier than normal failure of the hip replacement
  • Fractured hipbone
  • Metallosis (metal flakes released into the bloodstream causing metal toxicity, pseudotumors, rash, necrosis or cardiac complications)
  • Rash, indicating necrosis (cell death around the implant manifesting as a rash and eventually causing the loss of local soft bone and tissue)
  • Pseudotumors (a mass of inflamed cells that resembles a tumor but is actually collected fluids)
  • Severe pain
  • Swelling of hip, thigh or groin area
  • Tissue inflammation
  • Cobalt poisoning
  • Corrosion
  • Chronic pain
  • Failure of the device
  • Early revision surgery

Types of Metal Hip Implants

Some of the most popular metal-on-metal hip implants include:

  • DePuy ASR (recalled)
  • DePuy Pinnacle
  • Encore Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant
  • Stryker ABG II (recalled)
  • Stryker Rejuvenate (recalled)
  • Stryker Accolade
  • Biomet M2a Magnum
  • Biomet M2a-38
  • Smith & Nephew Birmingham
  • Smith & Nephew R3 Acetabular System
  • Wright Conserve
  • Wright Dynasty
  • Wright ProFemur
  • Zimmer Durom Cup
  • And more

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