smith and nephew recalls modular smf redapt

UK-based medical device company Smith & Nephew announced a recall of its Modular SMF and Modular Redapt hip implants after it received reports of complaints and adverse events.

Smith & Nephew issued an Urgent Field Safety Notice on November 15, 2016 to its customers with a list of affected lots and products. The company “initiated a voluntary market removal for all lots of modular neck hip prostheses due to a higher than anticipated complaint and adverse event trend,” according to the notice.

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