Zimmer Biomet—Regenerex Series A Patella Pegs: May Shear Postoperatively
April 5, 2017 | Risk Management News
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In a March 22, 2017, Urgent Medical Device Recall Removal letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, Zimmer Biomet states that the above pegs may shear postoperatively, potentially necessitating revision surgery. Zimmer Biomet also states that the complaint rate (0.27%) is higher than the manufacturer's expectations. Zimmer Biomet further states that this problem may occur if the implant is...