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On December 8, 2000, Sulzer Orthopedics recalled its Inter-Op
acetabular shell for hip implants sold primarily in the U.S. after
October, 1999, with a small number of lots sold after July, 1997.
Approximately 17,500 patients were affected by the recall.
The hip implant part is the acetabular "shell" that
is implanted into the upper part of the hip called the acetabulum.
Normally, the bone would form an integrated bond with the shell;
however, it appears that bone does not always bond with shells
when the lubricant residue is present. Loosening of the shell
According to company tests a number of patients who received
the shell during their total hip replacement have experienced
loosening of the shell. Sulzer states that there are specific
hip symptoms associated with this problem.
If you have pain in your inner thigh or groin, pain when arising
from a seated position or pain with standing and weight bearing,
you may want to consult with your doctor.
We handle personal injuries claims from defective recalled hip
implants for clients across the nation.
If you want to preserve a potential legal claim for a defective
hip implant product you believe you received, you should contact
an attorney immediately, since all states have mandatory time
periods in which lawsuits must be filed; otherwise, your case
may be forever barred.
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