Mass Tort Group Update: Stryker® Hip Product Recall and Dialysis Product Recall

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  • Stryker® Hip Product Recall
    On July 6, 2012, Stryker Orthopaedics® recalled its Rejuvenate® and ABG™ II modular-neck stems, used in Total Hip Replacement surgeries.1 The products were recalled due to “potential risks associated with fretting and corrosion at the modular neck junction” which “may lead to adverse local tissue reactions.”2 Learn more here.
  • Dialysis Product Recall
    The FDA recalled Naturalyte® and Granuflo Acid Concentrates®, which are products used in the dialysis process, in March 2012.3 Manufactured and distributed by Fresenius Medical Care North America, the products were recalled after the FDA anonymously received an internal company memorandum dated November 4, 2011, which warned of a potential risk of sudden cardiac death in the dialysis facilities.4 We are investigating cases of death related to strokes and heart attacks while patients are undergoing dialysis. Learn more here.

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4, see also the link to Fresenius’ Internal Memorandum included in this article.

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