A recent study published recently by the Journal of Knee Surgery identified an unusually high rate of early failures of this device. The study notes an failure with regards to breakdown of the bond of the tibial implant-cement interface. Many patients who have received the Attune knee implant system have had problems with instability and weakness in the knee joint, swelling beyond expected swelling, loss of range of motion, and significant long term pain,
If the DePuy Synthes Attune Knee Replacement System fails, a revision surgery will most likely be required. Typically, re-doing a previous surgery can be more involved and invasive than the first. Failure also leads to significant scarring from the additional incisions. If you or a family member has a DePuy Synthes Attune Knee Replacement System that has failed, we can help. Call or text our office at 256-539-3110 today.