Stryker has recently announced a voluntary recall of the Stryker ABG II modular-neck stem used for total hip replacement surgery and The Stryker Rejuvinate modular-neck stem hip implant. The Stryker Hip Replacement Helpline lawyers are reviewing cases for potential Stryker Hip Replacement lawsuits. According to the Helpline Social worker , "I bet we will be seeing a new MDL very shortly for the recalled Stryker Hip Replacements."
Stryker recalled both of the hip replacements on July 4, 2012 because the metal of the neck and stem was shown to corrode. The Stryker Hip Replacement helpline MSW stated " The helpline offers support, information and connects people with an experienced hip replacement lawyer". According to the helpline social worker "we have increased our resources and are ready for the large influx of calls we are expecting'. '"These metal on metal and metal component hip replacements have had continuous complications."
According to the FDA website: Stryker Orthopaedics’
Stryker has notified healthcare professionals and regulatory bodies of this voluntary recall. Patients who received a Rejuvenate Modular or ABG II modular-neck stem are encouraged to contact their surgeon. Patients uncertain if they have one of these products implanted should contact their surgeon or consult their medical records.
The newly launched Stryker Hip Replacement Helpline is ready to receive calls 24hrs, 7 days.