Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants: Safety Communication - Updated Safety Recommendations
MedSun: Newsletter #81, February 2013

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

FDA notified healthcare professionals that it is providing updated safety information and recommendations to patients and health care providers, based on the FDA’s current assessment of metal-on-metal hip implants, including the benefits and risks, the evaluation of the published literature, and the results of the June 2012 Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devices Advisory Panel meeting.

Additional Information:

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants: Safety Communication - Updated Safety Recommendations. January 17, 2013.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm336069.htm


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