In 2012, Stryker voluntarily recalled its the Rejuvenate and ABG II modular-neck stems after numerous reports of pain, infection, and complex revision surgeries. Doctors and health regulators have focused their attention on the dangers to patients from the release of tiny metallic particles from all-metal (also called metal-on-metal) hip implants.
Stryker’s Rejuvenate and ABG II modular-neck hip stem systems contain parts made of different types of metals. Friction created by the movement of the parts of the implant in the Stryker hip replacement systems can release tiny metal shavings and debris into body. This can lead to painful and inflammatory reactions in the body. Other common complications of the Stryker hip replacement include: revision surgeries, corrosion of the implant, problems while walking or moving around, loosening of the implant, high levels of metal in your body, bone fracture at the implant site, and swelling of the hip.
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