Sooner or later, they’re going to get one right

When I was growing up, Dad always had workshop.  One of the mantra’s I heard him repeat (and find myself repeating to my kids) is “measure twice, cut once.”  That is, make sure the part fits before you make it permanent.  The parents of the good people of Zimmer apparently never imparted such wisdom to [...]

Stryker Hip Implants

Stryker Orthopedics initially claimed that its ABG II and Rejuvenate hip implants resisted corrosion and fretting of the metal - small particles flaking off and implanting into the body, even though it had not conducted any clinical trials of these medical devices. However, in April, 2012, Stryker  issued an "Urgent Safety Alert" to surgeons ans hospitals regarding its ABG [...]