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Oxinium Knee Implants Side Effects Lawsuits | Side Effects: Revision Surgery, Joint Damage, Muscle Damage, Infection Recurrence | Defective Medical Implant, Not Bonded Correctly

Oxinium Knee Implants Side Effects Could Be Linked To Revision Surgery Lawsuits

Oxinium Knee Implants | Lawsuits, Lawyers | Side Effects: Revision Surgery, Joint Damage. Muscle Damage, Infection Recurrence | Defective Medical Implant, Not Bonded Correctly

Smith Nephew Defective Oxinium Cementless Knee Replacements recommend patients inquire about which knee replacement they will be receiving and do their own due diligence.

Last year, Smith & Nephew voluntarily recalled the cementless versions of its Oxinium Genesis II and Profix II implants. Smith & Nephew recalled these defective knee replacements implants because they did not bond properly. Many patients who received the Oxinium Genesis II and Profix II required revision surgery. Patients that received the Oxinium Genesis II and Profix II are also at higher risk of re-infection, further joint and muscular damage.

Knee replacement surgery is the most popular replacement surgery in the United States. Millions of people have undergone knee replacement surgery since it was introduced in its current form in the 1970s. There are approximately 200,000 to 300,000 knee replacement procedures performed every year in the United States.

People usually undergo knee replacement surgery when the pain has become too severe and no physical therapy or drug treatments are working. While a total knee replacement has a significantly higher success rate than in the past, complications can still arise. The success rate of the replacement operation is greatly influenced by the actual knee replacement that the patient receives.

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Nickel Allergy May Cause Knee Implant Complications

May 17, 2012 | Parker Waichman LLP
Knee replacement patients may suffer serious side effects from their knee implants if they have an allergy to nickel in the device.   Fortunately, not all knee implant devices contain nickel, so these complications can be easily be avoided if the presence of an allergy is determined prior to surgery. Some knee implant recipients may know before their procedure that they have a nickel allergy, especially if they have had a skin reaction to nickel-containing jewelry.  In other...

New Braunfels Couple Files Lawsuit Against Maker of Knee Implants

Feb 16, 2004 |
A New Braunfels couple has filed a claim against Memphis-based medical products company Smith & Nephew Inc. alleging that the company's recalled knee implants caused further damage. "This lawsuit arose from defects related to the knee implants that Smith & Nephew recalled in September 2003 after the 'cementless' versions of its Oxinium Genesis II and Profix II implants in the United States failed to bond properly, resulting a high failure rate," says the lead attorney representing the...

Knee Implant Recall Hits Smith & Nephew

Mar 18, 2003 | The Guardian (UK)
Smith & Nephew, the medical products concern that lost out in the $3bn (£1.8bn) battle for Switzerland's Centerpulse, has suffered a further setback after deciding to withdraw a recently launched orthopaedic implant from the US market.The company said yesterday that it had stopped sales of the cementless versions of two of its knee systems because of a higher than expected number of follow-up operations.According to a Smith & Nephew spokesman, about 30 of the 3,000 patients fitted...

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