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South Dakota Stryker Hip Recall Lawyers - South Dakota Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Recall Lawsuit

If you or a loved one have received a Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Replacement or Stryker ABG II Hip Replacement 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 South Dakota 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

Please call us now to discuss your legal options.

We are also accepting cases involving:

  • DePuy ASR
  • DePuy Pinnacle
  • Wright Conserve Hip Cup
  • Wright Conserve Plus
  • Zimmer Durom Cup Hip Implant
  • Smith & Nephew R3 Acetabular System
  • Wright Profemur Z Hip Replacement

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Please fill out our online contact form and a Lawyer will get back to you promptly.  Please note that the use of this form or the internet does not create an attorney client relationship.

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What Should I Ask My Doctor about Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants?

If you think a metal-on-metal hip implant might help relieve your chronic pain from arthritis or your doctor has suggested you consider a hip implant, you probably have a number of concerns. The best way to make a decision about your options is to conduct research on your own and bring your questions to your doctor. You will need to have at least one consultation with your doctor and your surgeon prior to the procedure, which is the perfect time to review your questions. In addition to anything you find in your research, include the following questions:

•    Why is a metal-on-metal hip implant the best option for me?
•    What are the risks of this type of hip implant?
•    What are the risks associated with the surgery in general?
•    What are the side effects from metal-on-metal hip implants?
•    Is there anything I will be unable to do after the procedure? Are these things temporary?
•    How much improvement can I expect after the procedure?
•    How long will I need to participate in physical therapy during my recovery?
•    How will we address any complications that occur?
•    What is the expected lifespan of a metal-on-metal hip implant?

A common concern that often arises for metal-on-metal hip implant candidates is a reaction to metal.  This can include metal allergies or metal fragment release. Either of these problems can occur when a metal hip implant is placed in the body. Allergies typically occur quickly, while a reaction to metal fragment release can take years to occur. When talking with your doctor, ask what can be done to prevent metal from releasing into the bloodstream.

Chances are, he or she will tell you there is very little that can be done to prevent this. Hip implants work much like a regular joint, so friction is part of the process. This friction results in the scraping of metal, which breaks down the surface of the implant. Tiny fragments are released into the body and can build up over time. Some patients experience no reaction to this problem, but most can expect to experience at least a few symptoms. These symptoms are exacerbated when a person is already sensitive to metal.

Despite the risks associated with metal-on-metal implants, they are still the right option for some patients. This type of implant cuts down on friction and has a longer lifespan than other implant options. However, there are risks involved and patients and their doctors need to carefully consider their options before making a final choice.

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