Investigation Finds Recalls For Replacement Body Parts

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – When you think of a manufacturer recall, cars, toys, food or electronics probably come to mind. But, a CBS 11 investigation exposes a recall that involves parts put into a patient’s body during surgeries.

Dee Dee Hill Morgan, a retired probation officer from Fort Worth, had two of those parts implanted in her body. “I was a more active grandmother.”

Morgan has been physically active her entire life. When doctors told her she needed to have her hips replaced, she wanted a quick recovery to get back into her routine. Doctors chose the ASR XL Hip System, a product they say was marketed to the younger, more active patient. Morgan seemed like the perfect candidate. Continue Reading…

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