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Breast Augmentation Scotland – Information on Implant Complications and Failure

Breast Augmentation Scotland – Information on Implant Complications and Failure

Breast Augmentation Scotland – Information about silicone breast implants Breast implant failure (rupture/ leak)  Breast implants have a limited lifetime and may not necessarily be in place for life. A number of factors may impact on the longevity of the implants such as the type…

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PIP implant rupture rates – true scale of the controversy

PIP implant rupture rates – true scale of the controversy

A group from Edinburgh have reported on the true scale of PIP implant rupture rates. It is now well accepted that the controversial French PIP breast silicone implants (withdrawn in 2010) are known to have a much high than normal rupture rate. On the 18th June 2012…

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Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma and Breast Implants

Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma and Breast Implants

Over the last year or two, concerns have arisen about the possible association between anaplastic large cell lymphoma and breast implants. This led to an alert issued by the US Drug and Food Administration (FDA) in January 2011 stating that such an association might exist….

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Revision breast augmentation

Revision breast augmentation

1. How often do breast implants need to be changed? Breast augmentation is the most common cosmetic surgical procedure and it is inevitable that some women will require revision breast augmentation at some point. Data from the FDA (the regulator in the USA) suggests that…

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