Defective Product Archive



Why were these DePuy implants used in the first place?

DePuy hip implants are total joint replacement (TJR) systems. TJR is also known as arthroplasty and utilizes modern polymers and metals combined with advanced techniques to create artificial joints capable of mimicking the natural actions of the human body while alleviating the extreme pain caused by musculoskeletal conditions such as hip damage caused by a serious injury or by conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis.

What are the symptoms of denture cream health problems?

Symptoms of denture cream nerve and neurological damage include:

• abnormal sensations
• foot pain
• heavy feeling in legs
• inability to hold objects
• loss of balance
• tingling or numbness in the extremities

What kind of injuries can be caused by cold therapy devices?

Cold therapy patients have suffered severe injuries to the ankles, feet, wrists, hands, shoulders, and knees.

Injuries typically fall into two different categories:

• Nerve damage: objective tests, such as the electromyelogram (EMG) test, can be performed to confirm damage in absence of visible injury.
• Nerve and skin damage: skin damage will have visible injuries, such as frostbite.

What is the problem with Calaxo bone screws?

Before the Calaxo bone screw was recalled by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in November 2007, it was used in knee surgeries in the United States and overseas.

The Calaxo screws were supposed to dissolve in the knee over time; however, in some cases the bone screws dissolved early and led to serious problems in some users.