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Ossur Total Knee prosthetic device

Audience: Orthopedic surgeons, hospital surgical service managers and risk managers

[Posted 03/31/2006] Ossur and FDA notified healthcare professionals of a voluntary worldwide recall of the 1100, 1900, 2000 and 2100 models of its Total Knee prosthetic device. The company's initiation of the recall is based on a finding that some units of the Total Knee device may contain faulty pins based in the axis of the knee. At this time, there have been no incidents or injuries resulting from this situation that have been reported to the company.

[March 31, 2006 - Press Release - Ossur]