What are the design flaws in Stryker hip systems?

What are the design flaws in Stryker hip systems?

What are the design flaws in Stryker hip systems? The major design flaw in the Stryker hip systems is the use of the all-metal design that incorporates moving parts that literally wear against one another to cause tiny bits to break off and become embedded in the surrounding tissue. The all-metal design of Stryker hip implants has resulted in the release of metal ions from Chromium and Cobalt into the bloodstream.

Medical research has indicated that this release of metal ions places patients at risk for developing metal poisoning. Patients may then face the need for revision surgeries if they develop metal poisoning due to the all-metal design of Stryker hip implants.

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