DePuy hip replacement recall by DePuy Orthopedics, Inc.’s metal-on-metal hip replacement system sent shockwaves through the international medical community. Given the fact that these devices have gained great popularity in recent years among orthopedic surgeons and patients alike, reports that the ASR XL Acetabular System and ASR Hip Resurfacing System were prone to early failure were met with great fear and unease.
Two weeks ago, the U.S. Panel on Multidistrict Litigation conducted a hearing to discuss where the DePuy Hip Implant MDL should be placed. Today, the Panel announced that the litigation will take place in the Northern District of Ohio.
It is the fond belief of many Americans that FDA approval is a ringing endorsement of a product's safety, a guarantee that the device has been tested and re-tested by professionals who are presumably trained to put the device through all kinds of rigor.
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