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Biomet Hip Lawsuit Filed in Indiana District Court

Over the past several years, the Biomet ball-and-socket hip replacement system has drawn increasing scrutiny from patients, physicians, medical professionals, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Namely, the M2A Magnum Hip Replacement System and the MoM Total Hip Arthroscopy System have come under fire for allegedly cause severe pain,... Read more »

Researchers Confirm Morcellation May Spread Cancer

Researchers from Kaiser Permanente have confirmed there is no way for doctors to spot uterine sarcoma before performing a laparoscopic hysterectomy or myomectomy with morcellation. As a result, morcellation may spread cancer throughout the abdomen. On December 11, the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology published the report examining the... Read more »

Power Morcellation Ban Starts in U.S. Hospitals

Each year, about 100,000 women undergo surgical procedures to remove uterine fibroids in U.S. health care facilities. It is estimated that one in 350 removal procedures using power morcellators results in the spread of undetected cancer throughout the body. A power morcellator is a device that uses a fast-spinning blade... Read more »

5 Stryker Accolade Hip Lawsuits Filed in NJ State Court

Court records show that last month five new product liability complaints were filed in Bergen County Superior Court, alleging complications with the Stryker Accolade TMZF hip stem and LFIT anatomic V40 femoral head. The plaintiffs argue that the hip replacement components suffer design defects and are defectively manufactured, causing fretting... Read more »