Tuesday January 15, 2019, Indian Express
Kaunain Sheriff M updates the issues associated with the Johnson and Johnson Hip Replacement system that has been withdrawn worldwide. What are the complication with these systems and how have India and other countries addressed them?
An expert committee set up by the Health Ministry has indicted Johnson & Johnson for “suppressing” key facts on the harmful effects of the company’s “faulty” hip replacement systems, withdrawn globally after complications required many patients to undergo revision surgery. Look at the concerns raised in India and elsewhere here:
Here are links for more information
READ | ‘Hip implant recalled in Australia, in same month Johnson & Johnson got registration certificate in India’
READ | ‘Johnson & Johnson buried key facts on faulty hip implant surgeries, kept regulator in dark’
How these issues should be addressed?
READ | JP Nadda: Deliberating on Johnson & Johnson issue