Metal Hip Replacement Recall
Metal-on-metal hip replacements have been linked to a dangerous condition knows as metallosis, a serious diagnosis of heavy metals in the blood. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with METALLOSIS and had HIP REPLACEMENT SURGERY using a metal-on-metal device, you could be entitled to MONETARY COMPENSATION. Complete the form below, or call one of our experienced attorneys TOLL FREE at 1 (888) 255-2956.
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What Is Metallosis?

Metal Debris from Metal-on-Metal hip replacements linked to MetallosisCurrently, our artificial hip investigation is focused on identifying all patients with past hip replacements who have been diagnosed with elevated cobalt, chromium or titanium levels and/or heavy metal toxicity, a condition often called “metallosis.” Unfortunately, the metallosis disease process may go unnoticed for a long period of time – the patient may experience no symptoms until the tissue death caused by metallosis causes the hip prosthesis to fail. Fortunately, detecting metallosis is not difficult. A simple blood test administered by your health care provider can determine whether you have elevated metal ions in your blood stream.

Recent scientific literature strongly associates heavy metal toxicity to many hip systems on the market. Most cases of metallosis appear to come from early wear in hips systems involving both a ball and liner made of metal. These hip systems are called Metal-on-Metal (“MOM”) systems. A recent study has revealed failure rates as high as 49% with some MOM hips. This same literature has also identified metallosis occurring in polyethylene or ceramic based hips due to metal debris from the metal junction between the ball and femoral stem called the trunion or taper neck junction. While the reasons for failure are often complex, one of the primary concerns for patients is that elevated metals may lead to tissue death and damage around the artificial hip, ultimately causing its failure. Another growing concern is that metallosis may lead to systemic injuries including liver and/or kidney damage, eye sight and/or hearing loss, enlargement of the heart, and bladder cancer.

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