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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved hip replacement implants that use ceramic made by CoorsTek Medical more

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Metal-on-metal implants with manufacturing issues leave thousands seeking compensation from DePuy, reported the Telegraph more

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The hip replacement system has been voluntarily withdrawn by Smith & Nephew, the medical device maker, because it required too many follow-up operations. more

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Track and trace: A collaboration among researchers from Kaiser Permanente, Weill Cornell Medical College, and worldwide registries demonstrates the importance of tracking medical devices' effectiveness and safety after they are in use. more

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All systems go: OrthAlign has received clearance from the FDA to market its palm-sized OrthAlign Plus system more

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Joint effort: More than two in every 100 Americans now have an artificial joint. more

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