Knee Replacement Compensation

Knee replacements are one of the most common orthopedic surgeries performed in the United States and Canada each year. Over a half million knee replacement operations are performed annually in the United States and Canada and this seems to be increasing on a yearly basis. Knee replacement devices are intended to provide up to 15 years or more of pain-free stability and mobility for recipients. Unfortunately, based on our internal discussions and reviews, a significant number of knee replacement devices including  DePuy Synthes AttuneB. Braun Aesculap (Vega, Columbus, EnduRo, univation X); Stryker Triathlon with ShapeMatch; Smith & Nephew; Arthrex IBalance TKA; Exactech Optetrak; and Zimmer Persona with Trabecular Metal; may be linked to a number of unwanted and painful side effects and complications or recipients may require revisions far earlier than they should.

Complications Associated with Knee Replacement Devices

Many Knee Implant Systems knee arthroplasty implants patients we have spoken with or read about have sustained serious injuries and are suffering from the following:

  • Debonding
  • Fracture of Device/Femur/Tibia
  • Excruciating pain
  • Decreased range of motion
  • Knee instability
  • Invasive revision surgery
  • Extensive rehabilitation
  • Misalignment
  • Permanent bone loss and muscle damage
  • Infection and swelling
  • Nerve Damage
  • Clicking or Grinding
  • Inability to work
  • Costly medical bills
  • Diminished quality of life

Knee Replacement Brands and Devices that We May be Investigating

"There have been an increasing number of Adverse Events reported to the FDA regarding failed DePuy Synthes Attune, Aesculap (Vega, Columbus, EnduRo, univation X), Smith & Nephew, Arthrex IBalance TKA; Exactech Optetrak; or Zimmer Persona with Trabecular Metal Knee Devices"
  • VEGA System
  • Columbus Knee System
  • Advanced Surface Technology
  • MIOS
  • univation X
  • Columbus AS Revision Knee System
  • EnduRo AS Knee Revision System

See also:

Stryker Triathlon with ShapeMatch Custom Fit Technology

Depuy Synthes Attune Knee Replacement

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