Category Archive for: ‘Hip Implant’

A Call for a Warning System on Artificial Joints

July 29, 2008The Evidence GapBy BARRY MEIER, NEW YORK TIMES Dr. Lawrence Dorr, a nationally known orthopedic surgeon in Los Angeles, realized last year that something was very wrong with some of his patients. Months after routine hip replacements, patients who had expected to live without pain were in agony. “The pain was grabbing me around the back,” said Stephen …

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