Today, the @US_FDA announced several new steps we have taken and are considering, aimed at helping to ensure that women have access to the information they need about breast implants. #MedicalDevice

Today, the @US_FDA announced several new steps we have taken and are considering, aimed at helping to ensure that women have access to the information they need about breast implants. #MedicalDevice
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Source Type: news

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Source: Biomedical Safety and Standards - Category: Medical Devices Tags: RECALLS & FIELD CORRECTIONS—CLASS I Source Type: research
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe polyurethane surface should not be considered textured in the clinical point of view. Previous experience with non-PU implants cannot be transferred to PU implants. The learning curve is unavoidable. The systematization of errors with PU implants facilitates a decision-making process during the primary and secondary surgery and lowers the risk of the unsatisfactory results.Level of Evidence IVThis journal requires that authors assign a level of evidence to each article. For a full description of these Evidence-Based Medicine Ratings, please refer to Table of Contents or online Instructions to Authorswww.springer.com/00266.
Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research
SHIRLEY BALLAS has decided to have her breast implants removed after several cancer diagnoses in her family. What are the symptoms that could mean you may be at risk?
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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Source: Haematologica - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: Haematologica Source Type: research
Both Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Eden Sassoon and former supermodel Angie Everhart told The Doctors the believe their breast implants left them sick and in pain for many years.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Breast augmentation is the second most commonly performed aesthetic surgery in the United States and the use of different implant materials has changed over the years. Aesthetic goals and results in implant-based breast surgery vary widely based on age, geography, and surgeon preference.1 Most surgeons have emphatically returned to silicone implants once the moratorium on them was lifted, claiming they yield identifiably better results. This is seen in the United States, where more than two-thirds of breast augmentations use silicone implants.
Source: Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Authors: Tags: Correspondence and Communications Source Type: research
Polyacrylamide hydrogel (PAAG) is a synthetic macromolecule material that had been widely used for breast augmentation in Asia. However, complications such as filler migration, infection, haematoma, and lumps were increasingly noticed.1,2
Source: Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
Textured breast implants have been recalled in many countries due to the risk for lymphoma, yet they are still widely available in the U.S. Are plastic surgeons defending the indefensible?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news
Background: Despite the medical necessity, legislative mandates, and economic benefits of gender-affirming surgery, access to treatment remains limited. The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) has proposed guidelines for transition-related surgery in conjunction with criteria to delineate medical necessity. The authors assessed insurance coverage of “top” gender-affirming surgery and evaluated the differences between insurance policy criteria and WPATH recommendations. Methods: The authors conducted a cross-sectional analysis of insurance policies for coverage of top gender-affirm...
Source: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Tags: Breast: Special Topic Source Type: research
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