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Smith & Nephew Hip Resurfacing Devices Continue to Cause Health Issues

birmingham hip resurfacing system continues to cause problemsAn article published in The Sydney Morning Herald reports on a range of Smith & Nephew patients who continue to suffer from failed hip replacement and hip resurfacing devices even after revision surgery. One woman, from Charlton in Victoria, talks about the numerous health complications that stemmed from and persist after her Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip Resurfacing operation.

Smith & Nephew is a UK-based medical device manufacturer ...

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Safety Notice Issued for Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System

birmingham hip replacement system likely to cause revision surgerySmith & Nephew has issued an urgent field safety notice updating the instructions for use of its Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System. The notice reveals that certain groups of patients are more likely to require revision surgery after receiving a Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System implant. These groups include females, men aged 65 or older, and patients who require an implant head equal to or smaller than 48mm. The ...

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