Recall Or Safety Alert for ABG II Modular Hip System

According to Austrian Federal Office for Safety in Health Care (BASG), this recall or safety alert involved a device in Austria that was produced by Stryker Orthopaedics.

What is this?

Alerts provide important information and recommendations about products. Even though an alert has been issued, it does not necessarily mean a product is considered to be unsafe. Safety Alerts, addressed to health workers and users, may include recalls. They can be written by manufacturers, but also by health officials.

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  • Type of Event
    Recall / Safety alert
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  • Notes / Alerts
    Austrian data is current through September 2018. All of the data comes from the Austrian Federal Office for Safety in Health Care (BASG), except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Austria.
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  • Reason
    The manufacturer stryker orthopedics reminds affected users with a product safety information about a changed patient management for patients with the affected products. according to the manufacturer's safety information, it is also proposed for symptom-free patients to include them in regular and close-machine controls for examinations. in addition, the manufacturer has announced a partnership with broadspire services, inc. for the settlement of claims and the processing of compensation claims for medical costs in connection with the recall of the above-mentioned product.



  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
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