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Stryker Hip Implants

Stryker Hip Implant Lawyers

Stryker Hip Implant Lawyers

Hip implant systems made by Stryker Orthopaedics (Stryker) replicate the hip joint and are used to improve mobility and relieve pain in patients with diseased or damaged hip joints. Though touted for their advanced design that can improve stability, Stryker hip replacement systems have been reported to cause serious complications, the worst of which can be life-threatening.

If you or a loved one has suffered a severe complication due to a Stryker hip implant system, the dangerous medical device lawyers at the Amaro Law Firm are ready to discuss your legal options and help you get on the path to recovery and justice.

While compensation may never change the permanent losses caused by Stryker hip implant complications, financial recoveries from these claims can be the key to restoring lives.

Stryker hip implants have been reported to cause serious injuries. Injured patients can turn to the Amaro Law Firm for help determining and pursuing their best legal options for recovery.

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Background: How Stryker Hip Implants Work

Comprised of several neck and stem components, Stryker hip implants include the:

  • Rejuvenate system, which includes 6 stems and 16 necks – These implants were commonly marketed to younger patients.
  • ABG II system, which includes 8 right stems, 8 left stems and 10 modular necks – These implants were intended to offer more stability while putting less stress on the surrounding bones.

Stryker’s Rejuvenate and ABG II systems were designed to have interchangeable parts so that the devices could be custom-fit to the needs of a given patients. These hip replacement systems have been implanted in patients suffering from a range of conditions, like (but not limited to):

  • Bone tumors
  • Hip fractures
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis.

While the neck components of Stryker’s Rejuvenate and ABG II systems are made of chromium and cobalt, the stem components are made of titanium-coated steel. This titanium is a proprietary alloy (known as TMZF), blending titanium with iron, molybdenum and zirconium.

More common and minor side effects associated with hip replacement surgery and implant include inflammation, blood clots, hip pain and hip stiffness. These complications are typically treated with a combination of physical therapy and medication.

Serious Complications Associated with Stryker Hip Implants
Stryker Hip Implant Recalls & FDA Actions
Stryker Hip Implant Lawsuits & Multidistrict Litigation (MDL)
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