Symptoms of a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant failure include pain, problems walking, swelling of the hip, lack of flexibility, or elevated levels of cobalt, or chromium in the recipients blood.
(PRWEB) December 07, 2012
The US Drug Watchdog says, "The best way to determine a premature failure of DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant device is a simple blood test that is focused on elevated levels of cobalt, and chromium in a recipients blood test." Because DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implants were surgically installed on about 140,000 US citizens, and because numerous studies are pointing to increased failure rates with all metal-on-metal hip implants, the US Drug Watchdog is doing everything possible to get every DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant recipient identified now, so they can ensure no DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipient gets left holding the bag for a problem that should not be theirs.The US Drug Watchdog says, "To repeat if a US citizen has a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant, we want them to start getting blood tests for cobalt, or chromium levels in their blood stream. If the cobalt, or chromium levels are elevated please call us immediately at 866-714-6466." http://USDrugWatchdog.com
According to the US Drug Watchdog, "Symptoms of a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant failure include pain, problems walking, swelling of the hip, lack of flexibility, or elevated levels of cobalt, or chromium in the recipients blood."
The US Drug Watchdog is the premier medical device, and pharmaceutical watchdog, and advocate in the United States. The group says, "We want to make certain all metal-on-metal DePuy Pinnacle hip implant victims get to the actual trial law firms, or attorneys, that have the best record in achieving superior results for their clients, in these types of medical device lawsuits. Because compensation is vital, we think having the best, or most capable national caliber personal injury law firm is always the best choice." For more information please contact the US Drug Watchdog anytime at 866-714-6466, or contact the group via its web site at http://USDrugWatchdog.com
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas MDL#2244