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Durom Artificial Hip

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Complaints surrounding an artificial hip component have prompted the nation’s largest orthopedics device producer to suspend sales of artificial socket. According to some physicians the Durom cup hip socket, produced by Zimmer Holdings, has show a higher than normal failure rate requiring patients to undergo replacement surgery. The company estimates that hundreds of the 12,000 or so patients implanted with the device may require replacements in the coming years