Shoulder replacement patients have been suffering a loss of function and device failure.
If you had a shoulder replacement and suffered a loss of function, you may have received a defective prosthetic that is part of a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recall.
The FDA issued a recall notice for certain surgically implanted shoulder replacement joints was issued after high rates of fracture were revealed. These shoulder replacement joints were designed for people with rotator cuff tears who developed arthropathy (severe shoulder arthritis).
These fractures often require additional surgery which may lead to:
• Serious Infection
• Permanent Loss of Shoulder Function
• In Rare Cases, Death
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