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MicroPort Orthopedics issues class 1 recall of PROFEMUR modular neck: 5 key notes

MicroPort Orthopedics has issued a voluntary class 1 recall of its PROFEMUR Long Cobalt Chrome 8 Degree Varus/Valgus Modular Neck (Part 1254), according to an FDA notice.

Here are five key notes:

1. The company has received reports of an unexpected rate of fractures after surgery related to this modular neck, which is used in hip joint replacement procedures.

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