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If you or a loved one have received a Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Replacement, Stryker ABG II Hip Replacement, or a Stryker LFIT Anatomic V40 Femoral Head, and are experiencing problems, you may be entitled to compensation from the manufacturer.  Call today to get the facts.  Call Toll Free 1-866-777-2557 for a free no obligation consultation or use our online contact form below and a Lexington Kentucky Hip Replacement Lawyer will get back to you quickly.  The call is free and there are no up-front legal charges.  We handle cases on a contingency fee basis, which means we only get paid if you get paid.  Call now.


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Stryker Orthopaedics has warned that use of these medical devices may lead to corrosion and fretting.  Some patients may experience Metallosis (metal poisoning) and require corrective surgery and hospitalization.  A simple test can be administered to determine whether or not you have elevated metal levels in your blood.

Some complications to watch for include:

  • Fractured or broken implants
  • Joint dislocation
  • Metallosis
  • Implant corrosion
  • Allergic responses
  • Swelling in hip or groin area
  • Sudden onset of pain
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We are also accepting cases involving:

  • DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit
  • DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit
  • Wright Conserve Hip Lawsuit
  • Wright Conserve Plus
  • Zimmer Durom Cup Hip Lawsuit
  • Smith & Nephew R3 Acetabular Hip Lawsuit
  • Wright Profemur Z Hip Lawsuit 
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Hip replacement is more than just having some metal or plastic components inserted in your body; it is a complex process that requires your full involvement.  This process begins in the hospital after your surgery.  Once it is over and your incisions are fully stitched up, you will be moved to the recovery room and likely remain there for a few hours.  There doctors monitor your vital signs and wait for you to wake up from anesthesia.  They will observe you to see if you are recovering from anesthesia as expected and not experiencing any unexpected symptoms. At this point, you may feel groggy and disoriented, but your pain should be well managed with narcotic painkillers; if it is not, be sure to let doctors know.                                         
At this point you will be moved to a hospital room where you will likely stay for the next 2 to 4 days. The main goals of your hospital stay will be avoiding blood clots and undergoing physical therapy so you can learn how to move around on your new hip.  Blood clots are a serious danger after most major surgeries. When a person is immobile for too long, anti-clotting factors in the blood cannot circulate as they normally do and blood coagulates into solid masses.  These can block arteries in the legs and hips, leading to swelling, pain and other symptoms.  If they migrate to the lungs, brain or heart, they can be fatal. Blood clots can be prevented by moving as much as possible.  Doctors and therapists will direct the patient to do special leg exercises and to begin walking with a walker as soon as possible.  Again, this will not be possible if you are in severe pain from your incision site, so let doctors know.                                                                                                                                                                        
You will also need to let them know immediately if you experience sudden swelling, itching or tingling.  Physical therapy begins as quickly as possible, to get the patient to a basic degree of activity as soon as possible. This can include basic movements such as bending and flexing the hip and knee, done lying down or in a chair, and practice at walking with a walker or crutches. This process can be uncomfortable, but many patients are happy to find that the hip pain for which they were originally being treated has completely disappeared.
You will likely be discharged from the hospital after you are able to walk short distances and do other basic tasks on your own.  By the time you leave, you should have a plan for post-op physical therapy, and hopefully have someone living or staying with you who can help you get around and do daily tasks and drive you around for the next couple of weeks.