Smith & Nephew—Universal Femoral Heads: May Have Been Manufactured with Incorrect Taper

April 18, 2012 | Strategic Insights for Health System


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Health Canada states that the femoral heads below may have been manufactured with a 12/14 taper instead of the correct 14/16 taper. Health Canada also states that the manufacturer...

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