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MoM Hips, Dr Stephen Tower Presentation – Essential Viewing

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Dr Stephen Tower discusses Metal on Metal Hip Issues

Earlsview Facebook Group

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Some time back I set up a Facebook Group as an easier venue for discussions but for some dumb reason never really advertised it! But recently it has gained a lot more members and there are some great discussions and support happening.

The address is https://www.facebook.com/groups/total.hip.news/

See you there!

PS. I have backlog of posts but have had family and health issues to cope with.

J&J may have to pay 22 Indians Rs 20 lakh each for faulty hip implants

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An 11-member committee set up by the health ministry in February has concluded that J&J was at fault for ‘serious medical negligence’

BS Web Team | Agencies  |  New Delhi Last Updated at November 20, 2017 11:32 IST

Johnson & JohnsonA Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, US. Photo: Reuters

Johnson and Johnson’s (J&J’s) allegedly faulty hip implants could cost it  close to Rs 4,40,00,000 in compensation to Indian patients.

The American multinational medical devices and pharmaceuticals firm could be ordered to pay 22 Indian patients who were allegedly given faulty hip implants  Rs 20 lakh each in compensation, Livemintreported on Monday while citing sources in the know.

According to the report, the concerned patients had to undergo revision surgeries because of the reportedly faulty implants.

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