Category Archives: Orthopaedic Surgery

Stryker Spine Class 1 Recall

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Stryker Spine: Class 1 Recall – OASYS Midline Occiput Plate AUDIENCE: Orthopedic Surgery, Risk Manager ISSUE: FDA and Stryker notified healthcare professionals of a class 1 recall due to reports of  fracture of the pin that connects the implant’s tulip head to the plate … Continue reading

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DePuy Orthopaedics LPS Lower Extremity Dovetail Intercalary Component Class 1 Recall

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DePuy Orthopaedics – LPS Lower Extremity Dovetail Intercalary Component: Class 1 Recall – Potential for Fracture of Device AUDIENCE: Orthopedic Surgery, Risk Manager ISSUE: FDA and DePuy Orthopaedics notified healthcare professionals of the class 1 recall of the LPS Lower … Continue reading

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DePuy Orthopaedics LPS Diaphyseal Sleeve Class I Recall

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DePuy Orthopaedics LPS Diaphyseal Sleeve: Class I Recall – Taper Connection May Not Accommodate Physiologic Loads AUDIENCE: Orthopedics, Surgery, Risk Manager ISSUE: FDA notified healthcare professionals of a Class I recall of the LPS Diaphyseal Sleeve. The LPS Diaphyseal Sleeve … Continue reading

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Metal on Metal Hip Implants Updated Safety Recommendations

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Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants: Safety Communication – Updated Safety Recommendations AUDIENCE: Orthopaedic surgery, Radiology, Risk Manager ISSUE: FDA notified healthcare professionals that it is providing updated safety information and recommendations to patients and health care providers, based on the FDA’s current … Continue reading

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