Hazard Warning for the Stryker LFIT V40 Issued in Australia

Stryker LFIT V40 Lawyers - Sarasota, Bradenton, Punta Gorda, Tallahassee
After consultations with Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), Stryker Othopedics has issued a hazard alert for the Stryker LFIT V40 to patients and healthcare professionals.

The Stryker LFIT V40 are modular components used in total hip replacement surgeries. The hazard warning indicates that Stryker has received higher than expected reports of failure for the LFIT V40. That nature of the failures being reported involve the taper lock. The taper lock is the part of the hip implant that joins the femoral nect to the femoral head.

In the event of a Sryker LFIT V40 failure, patients could experience any of the following:

  • Severe pain around the implant site, months or years after the surgery
  • Loss of mobility
  • Grinding or clicking noises around the implant site
  • Inflamation around the implant site
  • Loss of tissue or bone around the implant
  • Bone fractures around the implant
  • Dislocation of the implant
  • Discrepancy in length of legs

The following Stryker LFIT V40 components were included in the hazard warning:

Warnings for Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Heads
Catalog Number Head Diameter Offset
6260‐9‐236 36mm +5
6260‐9‐240 40mm +4
6260‐9‐244 44mm +4
6260‐9‐340 40mm +8
6260‐9‐440 40mm +12
6260‐9‐344 44mm +8
6260‐9‐444 44mm +12

Contact a Stryker LFIT V40 Lawyer Today

Our product liability lawyers have a proven track record of fighting for defective hip implant victims. We have spent years holding hip implant manufacturers accountable for their unsafe medical devices. Our lawyers help victims of defective hip implants seek the justice and compensation they deserve. Our personal injury law firm offers no cost initial consultations for hip implant cases. We also take product liability cases on a contingency fee basis. This means you owe no attorney’s fees unless we settle your claim or win a favorable verdict in court. For a no cost initial consultation to review your Stryker LFIT V40 hip implant case, call us today at 800-802-8182, send us an email or fill out the case review on the right right side of this page.

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