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Perspectives in Managing an Implant Recall: Revision of 94 Durom Metasul Acetabular Components
Vincent Y. Ng, MD1; Lindsay Arnott, BS2; Michael A. McShane, MD2
1 Department of Orthopaedics, The Ohio State University Medical Center, 4110 Cramblett Hall, 456 West 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210. E-mail address: Vincent.Ng@osumc.edu
2 Ohio Orthopedic Center of Excellence, 4605 Sawmill Road, Upper Arlington, OH 43220
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J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2011 Sep 07;93(17):e100 1-5. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.J.01311
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The Metasul LDH Large Diameter Head with Durom Acetabular Component (Zimmer, Warsaw, Indiana) was launched in Europe in 20031 and was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in April 20062. The Durom acetabular component was designed as a monoblock, truncated hemispherical cup with a 165° arc, and had performed well in the Swedish Arthroplasty Registry and in early European studies3,4.
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