Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip Resurfacing

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The BHR System was recalled in June 2015 due to studies showing the device was causing a high-rate of complications which required revision surgery in patients.

The Birmingham™ Hip Resurfacing (BHR) System is a metal on metal hip implant that was used in patients who needed partial hip resurfacing. The BHR implant consisted of a spherical metal cap on the femur and metal cup installed within the hip socket. The Birmingham™ Hip Resurfacing (BHR) System was implanted in patients from 2006 to 2015.

Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) System Reported Adverse Effects

  • Metallosis
  • Pseudotumors
  • Revision surgery
  • Dislocation
  • Fractures
  • Necrosis
  • Chronic pain
  • Inflammation

Birmingham Hip Replacement Lawyers

Our experienced Smith & Nephew Birmingham hip replacement lawyers are ready to help. If you or a loved one are experiencing complications with a Smith & Nephew hip replacement system, call 1800LAW1010 (1-800-529-1010) for a free, no obligation consultation. We have several offices throughout New York State and Vermont to better serve you, and our team is available day and night to help.

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