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Report highlights hip, knee revision rates

December 10, 2014 by Mark Hollmer

The American Joint Replacement Registry releases its 2013 annual report on hip and knee implants, with data that puts revision surgeries in better context.

Report highlights hip, knee revision rates

The American Joint Replacement Registry's 1st-ever annual report on hip and knee implants underscores the relatively high incidents of problems involving hip replacement surgeries relating to malfunctioning implants.

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UPDATE: Stryker inks $1B+ deal to settle hip implant cases

November 3, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Stryker Corp. agrees to pony up more than $1 billion to settle thousands of product liability lawsuits filed over its recalled Rejuvenate and ABG II metal-on-metal hip implants.

UPDATE: Stryker inks $1B+ deal to settle hip implant cases

Temporary tax hit pushes NuVasive into Q3 red

October 31, 2014 by Brad Perriello

NuVasive swings to a 3rd-quarter loss on higher-than-expected taxes, but beats Wall Street's sales expectations and says it expects to recoup the loss next quarter.

Temporary tax hit pushes NuVasive into Q3 red

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Insurer owes Stryker $8m for Duracon Uni-Knee settlements

October 31, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal judge rules that TIG Insurance Co. owes Stryker Corp. nearly $8 million to cover deals the orthopedics company made to settle product liability lawsuits concerning its Duracon Uni-Knee implants.

Insurer owes Stryker $8m for Duracon Uni-Knee settlements

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Johnson & Johnson's DePuy wins first trial over Pinnacle hips

October 24, 2014 by MassDevice

A federal jury in Texas clears Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Pinnacle hip implant in the 1st bellwether product liability trial over the metal-on-metal device.

Johnson & Johnson's DePuy wins first trial over Pinnacle hips

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BREAKING: Jury clears DePuy in 1st Pinnacle bellwether trial

October 23, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal jury in Texas reportedly clears Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Pinnacle hip implant in the 1st bellwether product liability trial over the metal-on-metal device.

BREAKING: Jury clears DePuy in 1st Pinnacle bellwether trial

UPDATED Oct. 23, 2014, with comment from DePuy.

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Jury deliberations begin in first trial over DePuy's Pinnacle hips

October 22, 2014 by MassDevice

A jury begins deliberations in the 1st trial over DePuy Orthopaedics' Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implant.

Jury deliberations begin in first trial over DePuy's Pinnacle hips

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