Sulzer medical implants
May 21, 2001 The medical technology group, Sulzer Medica, has said it is not fully insured to cover the costs of surgery to replace faulty hip implants. The company, facing a massive bill for revision surgery,
Sulzer hip implants were recalled by Sulzer Orthopedics in 2000 due to a flaw caused by a lubricant used during the manufacturing process of the InterOp acetabular shell. This device was designed to fit into place and allow the surrounding bone to naturally bond to it. Aug 07, 2001 Sulzer also made knee implants that were slightly contaminated with oil. The company has not recalled them but did withdraw them from the market in March. Out of about 1, 600 affected knee implantssulzer medical implants Sulzer's Position Sulzer Orthopedics, the fourthlargest supplier of orthopedic implants in the world at the time of the recall, was often seen as the premier manufacturer in this industry.
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