DePuy "sold toxic hip implants despite knowing they could be dangerous for THREE YEARS"

Toxic hip implants sold by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary 'which knew for THREE YEARS that they could be dangerous' DePuy marketed metal-on-metal implants 'despite surgeon's warnings'Hips failed after 2.5 yrs far more regularly than other models, tests foundThey were suspected of causing potentially toxic metal to get into bloodRevelations on warnings come in Los Angeles compensation court case year the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) issued an alert to the NHS on a wide range of 'metal on metal' implants, saying there was a ‘small risk’ they could cause complications in patients.

ALL metal hip joints "must be banned": Failure rate "four times higher than other types"

ALL metal hip joints 'must be banned': Failure rate 'four times higher than other types' | UPDATED: 07:46 GMT, 13 March 2012 Experts are demanding that metal-on-metal hip replacements are banned after finding ‘unequivocal’ evidence of their poor performance.