More bad news for metal on metal hip implant patients. A NY Times article uncovers a huge surge in the number of patients filing complaints with the FDA about their hips. Most of those complaints are focused on the DePuy ASR hip replacement systems. Here’s a link to the article: NY Times: Hip Implant Complaints Surge, Even as the Dangers Are Studied
In addition, click on this link for information about the effects of metal debris and metal poisoning levels on patients with the DePuy ASR hip.