Sacramento Stryker Rejuvenate Recall Lawyers
What You Need to Know About the Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Replacement Recall
Hip implant manufacturer Stryker voluntarily recalled its Rejuvenate hip replacement system in July 2012. The recall came after thousands of patients with Stryker Rejuvenate implants complained of adverse reactions, even though the system was supposed to be a safer and better alternative to metal-on-metal hip replacements.
The Rejuvenate system uses a ceramic part that prevents metal from rubbing against metal, but other components are made of chromium and cobalt, and the stem is titanium-coated. These metals may still break down and be released into the tissue near the implant, causing a condition called metallosis.
Our Sacramento Stryker Rejuvenate recall lawyers are here to help if you have experienced any type of adverse reaction to a hip replacement. If you received the Rejuvenate system, a metal-on-metal implant, or another type of hip replacement system, we can discuss your legal options and your rights with you. We represent clients across the U.S. in defective hip implant litigation and are prepared to help you.
Stryker Rejuvenate Side Effects
The following side effects may be associated with Stryker Rejuvenate hip implants:
- Pain, infection, and swelling at the implant site;
- Loosening of the implant;
- Necrosis (cell death in the implant area);
- Metallosis (buildup of metal ions in the implant area); and
- Osteolysis (death of bone cells in the implant area).
Our Hip Implant Lawsuit Attorneys Are Here to Help You
It may be difficult to know whether you have grounds for a claim. Let a Sacramento hip implant lawsuit attorney at Kershaw Talley Barlow review your unique situation, answer your questions, and offer insight regarding moving forward with a lawsuit. The side effects that can be caused by the Stryker Rejuvenate system are serious and may affect you in many ways. We are here to hold at-fault parties accountable and pursue financial compensation that can help you with medical expenses, the cost of revision surgery, pain and suffering, medication, and more.
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