DePuy-Synthes Attune Knee Replacement Recall
Are you in pain from recent knee surgery? Have you had to have a revision surgery after knee replacement? Has your knee replacement loosened? Was your knee replacement an Attune Knee System device?
Orthopedic surgeons are seeing significantly high rates of knee replacement failure with the Attune Knee System device.
There have been many have reported problems with loosening of the Attune Knee System device including, pain, difficulty walking, and misalignment after having surgery.
The loosening of the device, or improper alignment of the implant, can loosen the patient’s tibial baseplate, which can lead to infection or inflammation.
The Attune Knee System attempts to increase stability and range of motion for patients suffering from knee injury.
Now, many patients are reporting flawed medical implants from Attune Knee. The medical company has had reported failures with the Attune Knee System device on numerous accounts. Some of these cases result in yet another, more extensive, riskier revision surgery.
The Attune Knee device is made up of plastic and/or metal and is attached between the tibia (shin), femur (thigh), and patella (kneecap), replacing the damaged part of the knee. When the knee replacement fails, the bonds between the implant and the surrounding bones and tissue become loose creating an unstable knee replacement.
If you or someone you know has suffered from a flawed Attune knee then please do not hesitate and call Hendy Johnson Vaughn Emery at (859) 578-4444 or contact us online for a free consultation with our Louisville personal injury lawyers.