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DNMUM421966 | 9/9/2018 | Author : Anagha Sawant and Aseem Gujar | WC :1541

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A knock on the door made hip implant patients realise faulty device inside their body. Anagha Sawant and Aseem Gujar meet a few patients on the receiving line

Naigaon resident Jalindar Sarvode, who lives in Mumbai’s BDD Chawl, can barely walk 15 steps without a walking stick. In 2009, Sarvode, who worked as a security guard slipped and fell, requiring a hip implant. A device was implanted during the operation, which happened soon after the accident.
What should have been a successful surgery was botched up, not because of a faulty surgical process or negligent aftercare, but because of the implant itself.
Around six years ago, when a police officer prepared a list of patients who underwent artificial hip replacement surgery between 2008 to 2010 and started visiting them, many of them were shocked to be told that there was a faulty device implanted in t
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