Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery Journal Publishes Ten-Year Clinical Study Data Highlighting Safety Of MENTOR ® MemoryShape® Gel Breast Implants
Liza Hanks, of Idaho Falls, got silicone implants in 2015 when she was 31. Within a day she experienced horrific symptoms. A year later, she thought she was about to die.
The FDS has warned pharmaceutical companies in the past about their use of paid surrogates on social media sites like Instagram to promote their products (see:Pharmaceutical Companies Continue to Experiment with Social Media;FDA Issues Warning Letter to Drug Company about Use of Instagram;GlaxoSmithKline Mines Social Media for Information about Adverse Drug Events). This issue has recently returned to the news (see:The latest Instagram influencer frontier? Medical promotions. Big pharma is partnering with influencers to sell new drugs and medical devices). Below is an excerpt from the article. It's long and provides ma...
AbstractMondor ’s disease is the eponym used to describe a self-limited phlebitis or thrombophlebitis of the superficial veins localized mainly on the thoracoabdominal area of the human body. Its clinical manifestation includes painful superficial cords causing skin retraction. This medical condition could be id iopathic, iatrogenic or a manifestation of underlying pathology such as breast cancer and seems to be more common than has been previously thought. The vast majority of the clinical studies and case reports to date focus on Mondor’s disease as a disorder which is more or less directly related to a previ...
Fat transfer has been recognized as an attractive tool for gluteal and breast augmentation, but harvesting limitations still represent a drawback, especially for post bariatric patients, as massive adipose deflation makes traditional liposuction less effective. On the other hand, circumferential apronectomies usually discard considerable amounts of viable fat tissue1.
Today, the @US_FDA issued a warning letter citing safety concerns regarding an illegally marketed device that claims to prevent and treat tightening of scar tissue around breast implants. Read the more about the warning letter here: https://go.usa.gov/xEUks
There is no such thing as a life free of distress. And yet in the distress — by learning to move through it, find strengths that help us cope, and most importantly, not avoid it — we often find the path to growth. This path, from finding escape from the distress of life to finding growth in it, is also the journey that underlies the recovery from an eating disorder. “People with eating disorders, like all people, flourish when they feel a sense of agency,” write authors Laura J. Goodman and Mona Villapiano. In their new book, Eating Disorders: The Journey to Recovery Workbook, 2nd Ed., Laura J. Good...
Health Canada is reopening its safety review of breast implants after more Canadian women were identified with symptoms of a rare cancer. The department has received reports of 22 confirmed cases and another 22 suspected cases of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma.
Health Canada is re-opening its safety review of breast implants after more Canadian women were identified with symptoms of a rare cancer. The department has received reports of 22 confirmed cases and another 22 suspected cases of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma.
Jacqueline Harvey, 23, from Brisbane, spent five years saving for breast augmentation but immediately regretted her decision when she looked in the mirror, last year.