Zimmer Australia Pty Ltd—Zirconia Ceramic Femoral Head Prostheses
What are the defects?
Possible rupture of zirconia ceramic femoral head prostheses in some batches manufactured by Saint Gobain Ceramiques Avancees Desmarquest, France.
What are the hazards?
What should consumers do?
Orthopaedic surgeons are contacting their patients, advising they seek urgent medical attention should they be concerned that there has been a sudden change in their replaced hip.
Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.