DePuy Predicts 40% Failure of ASR Hip Implant

An internal investigation conducted by DePuy owner Johnson & Johnson shortly after it recalled the DePuy ASR implant has produced troubling results.  J&J estimates that nearly 40% of patients with the recalled hip will need it replaced within 5 years. About 1/3 of the 93,000 recipients of the DePuy ASR reside in the United States [...]