The Articular Surface Replacement hip or ASR created by DePuy and marketed by the Johnson and Johnson company was sold to doctors and patients as a giant step forward in joint replacement.
"Burn the plan, burn the plan."
While Australia spends millions of dollars to stop the flow of asylum seeker boats, its efforts are constantly undermined by criminals and corrupt military and government officials.
A story that tells the latest chapter in the life of a remarkable community that has battled with missionaries, governments and the horrors of alcohol abuse.
What caused the dramatic mid air explosion on board the Qantas super jumbo? Sarah Ferguson's gripping account of how a single engine part almost brought down the pride of the Qantas fleet.
Frank Bennett examines the action of the Gurindji stockmen who had gone on strike over the right to equal pay at Wave Hill station in the Northern Territory.
Bob Raymond and Michael Charlton take Four Corners' cameras to an area that few white Australians have ever seen - Box Ridge Aboriginal reserve near Casino in northern NSW.
Peter Reid reports on the case of Aboriginal woman Nancy Young, who is jailed for manslaughter after the death of her baby, supposedly of neglect.
An investigation into the deaths of John Pat and three other Aboriginal men in police custody in Western Australia.
Reporter Debbie Whitmont goes to the north-west coast of Western Australia to talk to the people at the centre of a bitter dispute over the location of a gas processing plant the mining company say
The story of the families who fled the killing fields of Cambodia to find safety in Australia, revisited nearly 25 years on. What are they doing? Did they find a home?
Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest is one of Australia's richest men.
Despite industry assurances that the welfare of cattle sent to Indonesia is "generally good", Four Corners reveals that many thousands of these animals die slow and hideous deaths.
For some time now, people forced to live close to wind farms have expressed concern that the noise from the turbines is affecting their health.
It’s almost as hard to get into Supermax as it is to get out. This 21st century jail-within-a-jail is exclusively reserved for the most sinister of criminals.
For more than a century the hamlet of Yarloop, in the south of Western Australia, has lived off the bounty of its soil.
"Adverse Outcomes" investigates deaths and injuries among newborn babies at a nationally famous teaching hospital.
John Howard will finally get to deliver on his bold vision.
The heart-rending story that tells what it's like to live with a disability, or to care for someone who is disabled, in Australia today.
Two soldiers lost in action in 2010 were Sapper Jacob Moerland and Sapper Darren Smith. Four Corners spent a month with Australian troops, much of it with their company.