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2011-12-31 08:45:40

Recent concerns over substandard breast implants manufactured by a now-defunct French firm have led to renewed calls for the formation of a registry that would keep track of patients who had received implants, various media outlets reported Friday. Earlier this month, it was revealed that as many as 300,000 women worldwide had received Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) implants manufactured with cheaper, industrial grade silicone instead of the medical-grade materials typically used. The...

2011-11-17 08:00:00

Breast augmentations are undoubtedly one of the most common cosmetic procedures, and women are given the options of choosing either silicone or saline for their implants. Previously banned for use in the United States, silicone breast implants are now considered safe and have become the most popular option for breast augmentations. Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) November 17, 2011 Dr Sam Speron states that breast augmentations are undoubtedly one of the most common cosmetic procedures. Women are...

2011-10-15 07:00:00

Officials from the FDA recently said they would consider creating an implant registry that keeps track of the life of breast implants. Plastic surgeons Dr. Andrew Goldberg and Dr. Mitchel Krieger believe that the registry is a good idea. Fairfax, Virginia (PRWEB) October 15, 2011 Dr. Andrew Goldberg and Dr. Mitchel Krieger, two breast augmentation surgeons in Virginia, believe that the recent news from the FDA regarding an implant registry that keeps track of the life of breast implants is...

2011-10-15 07:00:00

Dr. Robert Cohen, a breast augmentation surgeon near Phoenix, comments on the recent announcement that the FDA affirmed the safety of breast implants. Paradise Valley, Arizona (PRWEB) October 15, 2011 While breast implants have long been used to augment the breasts, the FDA recently released a study affirming the safety of implants. Dr. Robert Cohen (http://www.scottsdalecenterforplasticsurgery.com/), a breast augmentation surgeon near Phoenix, says that the results that he experiences with...

2011-10-03 22:15:43

A new review published in WIREs Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology explores how nanotechnology may be used to develop safer breast implants as an alternative to silicone rubber, minimizing health complications. Around 75% of post-mastectomy patients elect some form of breast reconstruction. The only material option available to women undergoing breast reconstruction and augmentation is based on silicone rubber. While no medical device is 100% safe and effective, there is an extraordinarily...

2011-07-05 06:40:00

ATLANTA, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reviewed a possible link between breast implants and a rare type of cancer (anaplastic large cell lymphoma, or ALCL). ALCL rarely develops in the breast, according to the National Cancer Institute. The FDA is currently aware of only 60 cases worldwide, a tiny fraction of the millions of women who have received breast implants. As additional data is needed, the FDA has asked health care...

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2011-06-23 05:25:00

U.S. health regulators said Wednesday that women who get silicone breast implants are likely to need additional surgery within 10 years to address complications like rupturing of the device. The Food and Drug Administration said it will work to revise safety labels for silicone breast implants after reviewing data from long-term studies. The agency said the studies confirmed its decision that implants can be used safely, but said the conclusions could be limited because some women dropped...

2011-06-22 11:36:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An FDA report released today provides more information about the safety of silicone gel-filled breast implants, approved in 2006 for breast augmentation in women 22 years or older and for breast reconstruction in women of any age. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) The report includes preliminary safety information from follow-up studies of women who received the implants. The report also draws from...

2011-06-22 09:30:00

Agency highlights information women should know when considering implants SILVER SPRING, Md., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a report today updating the clinical and scientific information for silicone gel-filled breast implants, including preliminary safety data from studies conducted by the manufacturers as a condition of their November 2006 approval. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) While the report...


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