Stryker Orthopedics updated its recall on LFIT V40 Femoral Head Hip Implant devices in May 2018 to include eight additional catalog numbers.
The hip implant medical device was originally recalled in 2016, when a specific range of LFIT V40 series Femoral heads manufactured before 2011 were found to have a risk of potentially causing catastrophic dissociation or metallosis requiring revision surgery.
The recall included seven catalog number, which accounted for almost 45,000 devices in the market.
Several potential hazards were cited including dissociation of femoral head from hip step, fractured hip stem trunnion, excessive metallic debris, insufficient soft tissue tension, noise, loss of implant, and more.
In a recent alert sent to doctors, Stryker revealed that it has received a higher than expected number of complaints of the device’s failure.
Below are the eight additional catalog numbers of the LFIT V40 Femoral Head Hip Implant devices added to the recall:
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