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Dangerous Medical Devices in the News

J&J Must Pay $8.3 Million Over Defective Hip, Jury Says
Bloomberg – March 8, 2013

Evaluation of Metal-on-Metal Wear of Orthopedic Implants –
the Role of Serum Chromium and Cobalt Analysis

Mayo Clinic Communique – February 2013

Class 2 Recall of DePuy-Mitek Spiralok Anchors
which may fracture post-operatively, requiring surgical revision

FDA – October 25, 2012

OCR Investigation: Flaws Found in State Consumer Protection Enforcement Boards
Orange County Register – October 26, 2012

OCR Investigation: Case Outcomes Chart
Orange County Register – October 26, 2012

OCR Investigation: Cases Settled for Penalties Below Recommendations
Orange County Register – October 26, 2012

FDA Hearing to Focus on Replacement Hips
New York Times – June 26, 2012

J&J Tells Judge It Will Stop Sales of Vaginal Implants
Bloomberg – June 5, 2012

Medtronic Under Fire for Using Corrupt Research to Promote INFUSE

Consumer Reports pushes for change in FDA process of approving medical devices
Reuters – March 12, 2012

Video: Metal Hip Implant Patients Need Life-Long Checks
BBC Nightly News – February 28, 2012

Hip Devices May Be Bigger Concern than Breast Implants, BMJ Says
Bloomberg – February 28, 2012

MHRA Declares Metal Hip Patients Need Life-Long Monitoring
BBC News Report – February 28, 2012

MHRA Press Release on Metal Hip Patients
February 28, 2012

Medical Device Alert on Metal Hips
February 28, 2012

The high cost of failing artificial hips
New York Times – December 27, 2011

Will flawed all-metal hip replacements cost J&J and Zimmer $5-billion?
Forbes – December 27, 2011

Medtronic to Pay $23.5 Million in False Claims Act Case
December 15, 2011

Hip-Device Makers Cut Doctor Consulting Pay After Settlement
Bloomberg Businessweek – October 24, 2011

AVAIRA® Toric Soft Contact Lens Recall

Torn corneas, vision problems follow ‘stealth recall’ of contact lenses
MSNBC Vitals – October 11, 2011

For more information on Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants, metal wear debris and their potential to cause cobaltism and metallosis, visit www.cobalt-chromium-toxicity.com

And for a complete overview of the DePuy ASR hip replacement recall, visit our Online DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Recall Resource Center

What is Happening with Hip Replacement?
Medical Journal of Australia – May 26, 2011

Metal-on-Metal Hip Device Makers Told to Study Data on Hip Patients for Metal Wear Debris Issues
New York Times – May 11, 2011

FDA Tells Metal Hip Device Manufacturers to Produce Data on Patients’ Blood Metal Levels
Mass Device – May 11, 2011

Medical Groups Shy About Detailing Industry Financial Support
Pro-Publica – May 5, 2011

Heart Society’s Tip Sheets Fail to Mention Risks of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators
Pro-Publica – May 5, 2011

Large Diaphragm Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants show 49% Failure Rate
British Orthopaedic Association – March 9, 2011

FDA Website for Metal-on Metal Hip Implants
FDA.gov – February 10, 2011

Johnson & Johnson Company, DePuy Orthopedics, recalls 2 hip implant devices: ASR™ XL Acetabular System and ASR™ Hip Resurfacing System
New York Times – August 26, 2010

Senator Seeks Data on Artificial Hips and Knees
New York Times – July 30, 2010

Surgeon vs. Knee Maker: Who’s Rejecting Whom?
New York Times – June 19, 2010

Heparin Taint Tied to Deaths
The Chicago Tribune — July 30, 2008

FDA Probes Devices Containing Heparin
Wall Street Journal — June 6, 2008

Medtronic Recalls Select Heparin-Coated Devices and Products Used During Heart Surgeries
FDA Web site — May 7, 2008

Heparin Contamination May Have Been Deliberate, FDA Says
81 deaths linked to contaminated blood thinner

New York Times — April 30, 2008

FDA Warns Public of Contaminated Heparin IV Syringes
FDA Web site — January 25, 2008

Medtronic Heart (Defibrillator Leads) Wires May Pose More Risk for the Young
Wall Street Journal — October 19, 2007

Medtronic Heart Device Injuries up in 2007
Reuters — October 16, 2007

Heart Devices Linked to 5 Deaths Pulled
CBS News — October 15, 2007

Guidant Pacemakers and Defibrillator Models Linked to Malfunction Risk
Medscape.com — June 27, 2006

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