March 17, 2011

DePuy Hip Failure Rate May Be as High as 49% According to UK Study

A UK Study Shows the DePuy Hip Failure Rate May Be Higher Than Expected


According to a statement on the DePuy hip failure rate from the British Orthopaedic Association and the British Hip Society, four surgeons’ data showed that the rate of corrective surgeries in those implanted with the DePuy ASR XL Acetabular System ranged from 21% after four years to 49% six years after the initial surgery.

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