What Stryker Hip Replacement Models Are Covered by the Recall?


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Stryker introduced a voluntary recall of the ABG II and Rejuvenate modular-neck hip replacement stems in June 2012. The recall was due to the possibility of fretting and corrosion at the modular-neck junction, which had the potential of causing injurious tissue reactions and swelling and pain in the hip.

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The company suggests that patients who received either of the affected models, regardless of whether the patient experiences pain or swelling, have a surgical exam that includes cross-section imaging and blood work. Patients can also contact the company about the recall, including general information or claims, by calling (888) 317-0200. The company says it plans to reimburse for costs related to testing, surgery and other recall issues.

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