A new study confirms that metal-on-metal hip implants like the ASR Resurfacing devices manufacture by DePuy have much higher failure rates, sparking more calls by DePuy hip implant lawyers for a ban on these devices.

The study, which has been published in The Lancet medical Journal, analyzed data from the National Joint Registry of England and Wales.  The data included more than 400,000 hip replacements, including 31,171 all-metal hip implants.

The researchers say there is no confusion in the findings.  The all metal implants simply have a much failure rate compared to other devices. More