Zimmer Biomet Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder
The Zimmer Biomet Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder replacement device has recently been the subject of a “Class I recall,” the most serious type of recall. This device, implanted in shoulder replacement surgery, has been recalled due to a high fracture rate, resulting in potential revision surgery. This revision surgery could cause a permanent loss of shoulder function, infection, or rarely, death. The specific part of the system being recalled is the Humeral Tray, Model #115340. This recall, initiated on December 15, 2016, affects the Zimmer Biomet Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder implant manufactured between August 25, 2008 to September 27, 2011, and distributed between October, 2008 to September 2015. A description of the recall, along with the specific affected lot #’s can be found by clicking here: https://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/ListofRecalls/ucm541862.htm.
If you believe that you were implanted with this Zimmer Biomet Comprehensive Reverse Shoulder implant and have had to undergo a revision surgery as a result of a device failure, please contact us to speak with one of our experienced shoulder implant attorneys.