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Malpractice defense: Complications post op partial hip replacement by David W. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Aug 2010 12:25pm In addition to my consulting work and writing the Health Business Blog , I’m chairman of the board of Advanced Practice Strategies (APS), a medical risk management firm that provides litigation support for malpractice defense and an eLearning curriculum focused on enhancing patient safety. To learn more contact: Timothy Cro ... Read on »
The Hip Bone’s Connected to the….. by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 11:44pm In my last blog I discussed the shoulder joint. Now, I want to take a closer look at the hip joint, formed by the junction of the pelvis and the femur (thighbone). Like the shoulder, the hip is a ball and socket joint. Unlike the shoulder, the hip joint is a deeper, more stable joint due to its weight bearing role. Moreover, in contrast t ... Read on »
Hire a DePuy Hip Replacement Lawyer to file a DePuy Hip Replacement Lawsuit by Depuy Hip Replacement Lawyer Posted Tue 18 Dec 2012 11:44am Hundreds of the 93,000-plus people who have received either of two specific DePuy Orthopaedics ASR metal-on-metal hip replacement devices—about 1 in 8—have suffered pain and needed corrective action, known as revision surgery, within five years. This is approximately twice the industry average and has led to many courts having to handle a DeP ... Read on »
US Hip and Knee Implants: Strategic Market Analysis and Insight to 2015- by Aarkstore Posted Wed 19 May 2010 3:04am The “US Hip and Knee Implants: Strategic Market Analysis and Insight to 2015” report is an essential source of data and analysis on the US hip and knee implants market with complete coverage by categories. This medical device report on hip and knee implants provides market landscape, competitive landscape and market trends information on six mark ... Read on »
Hip resurfacing versus hip replacement by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 04 Nov 2008 7:03am Hip resurfacing is often seen as a modern alternative to the more conventional total hip replacement, but new data from a study led by Rush University Medical Center suggest that a patient’s age and gender are key to the operation’s success. In a review of over 500 surgeries performed in the U.S. using a hip resurfacing [...] Read on »
Choose a skilled Depuy Hip Recall Attorney to file a Depuy ASR Hip Replacement Lawsuit by Depuy Hip Replacement Lawyer Posted Tue 18 Dec 2012 11:45am If you had a DePuy metal-on-metal hip replacement and not very long afterwards began suffering unusual pain and discomfort and/or were told you must undergo revision surgery, you are advised to contact an experienced DePuy hip recall attorney as soon as possible. Statistics show that DePuy issued at least two ASR hip replacement devi ... Read on »
Total Joint Replacement Educational Series Part 7: Limb Length Discrepancy After Total Hip Replacement Surgery by Dr. Tony DiGioia Medical Doctor Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 2:12pm Addressing your questions and concerns "I had my left hip replaced a month ago and everything is going well except that I feel off-balance, like my left is now longer than my right."   "My Physical Therapist told me that the leg that was operated on is longer than the other.   What am I supposed to do about that?"   "Now that m ... Read on »
Self-hypnosis for hip replacement surgery by Sophie N. Health Maven Posted Mon 06 Apr 2009 11:09pm This morning, I am feeling immensely proud of my mum. Let me tell you why… Yesterday morning, she had the hip replacement operation that she had been dreading. Firstly, my mum has been using my own You Can Have a Healthy Body audio programme for some time now and we have done some work in hypnotherapy together, which has helped her to slow ... Read on »
Hip Replacement Study Released - Metal on Metal Devices Are Beginning to Fail Sooner than Expected by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 05 Mar 2010 7:57pm Many individuals that have had hip replacements that are metal to metal and perhaps not a combination of metal and/or other material needing to be replaced.  The article mentions the Mayo Clinic has reduced their number used by 80%.  With the metal in the body, surrounding tissue is dying and becoming inflamed, which can mean a lot of pain.  Y ... Read on »
Lawsuit Filed Against DePuy (Johnson & Johnson Subsidiary) Over Defective Hip That Had to Be Replaced by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 15 Jun 2010 10:38pm Back in March, DePuy sent a letter to doctors advising that the ASR was being phased out.  The woman filing the lawsuit had problems, pain, and the device failed and was replaced with a device from another company.  The suit alleges that the company knew of the defects after receiving FDA approval but doctors were not warned.  As the a ... Read on »