Has There Been A Recall Of The Zimmer NexGen Knee Replacements?

While there hasn't been a formal recall of the Zimmer knee replacement systems, there have been calls from prominent orthopedic surgeons to recall the Zimmer knee replacement systems based on a higher than normal rate of failure of the porous femoral component.  Additionally, Senator Charles Grassley issued a letter to Zimmer about problems with certain models of the NexGen knee replacement systems. 

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