A Class II Recall was announced by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for a vital component of the Zimmer Persona Knee Replacement System - specifically, the Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate. This product has been on the market for less than three years, marketed by Zimmer as “the Personalized Knee System”.
What is a Class II Recall?
The FDA defines a Class II recall as a device that causes a temporary adverse condition that is medically reversible. What this means is this class is for devices that cause further injury that is not permanent, and usually involves revisionary surgery to correct.
Painful Complications In Patients Receiving Persona Knee Replacement
Patients who received a Zimmer Persona Knee Replacement System between 2013 and 2015 have noticed serious complications that may require revisionary surgery to correct. There were almost 11,700 Zimmer Persona Knee Replacement Systems implanted during that time. Among the complaints, the following have been reported to the FDA (but may not be limited to):
- Acute, Chronic Pain
- Limited Mobility
- Pain During Movement of the Joint
- Swelling of the Knee
- Loosening of the Knee Replacement
If you received a Zimmer Persona Knee Replacement and have experienced any complications as a result, you may be eligible for compensation. Contact us for a free consultation about your rights.
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