After DePuy issued its recall notice, it sent a letter to doctors and clinicians and informed them that they were willing to pay for their patients’ hip revision surgeries, BUT DePuy conditioned its offer on getting back the defective hip implants.  (Here’s the web address for their letter – http://asrrecall.depuy.com/sites/default/files/DPYUS1%20Recall%20Notice.pdf) Never mind