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2012 Stryker Hip Recall: Rejuvenate Modular and ABG II Hip Systems

By Burg Simpson

July 10, 2012  

Burg Simpson is currently investigating reported problems with a number of Stryker metal-on-metal hip implants, following the manufacturer’s decision to voluntarily recall its Rejuvenate Modular and ABG II hip systems.

Concern is growing due to the potential risks associated with the modular-neck stem portions of these devices. Clinical evidence suggests that components used in the Rejuvenate Modular and ABG II systems may be prone to fretting or corrosion at the modular-neck junction, and subsequently may be dangerous to patients.

→ Read more about the Stryker hip replacement recall.

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