Lucy Pargeter health: Emmerdale star’s 11 year-long health battle
LUCY PARGETER, best known for playing Chas Dingle in ITV soap opera Emmerdale, revealed earlier this year she ’d had her breast implants removed after struggling to breathe for 11 years.
Conclusions Immediate breast reconstruction in 1 stage using permanent implants can be performed with acceptable complication rates and cosmetic outcomes. Our study demonstrated that high BMI is a risk factor for overall complications. With proper patient selection and surgical technique, implants could be completely covered under a submuscular pocket.
We describe a 77-year-old woman who developed toxic shock syndrome caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus after breast implant reconstruction. Despite a high fever and markedly increased white blood cell count, suggesting severe infection, she initially had no symptoms of local findings, such as wound swelling and redness of the breast. Soon after diagnosis of toxic shock syndrome and removal of her breast implant, she was recovered from the shock state. To date, 16 cases of toxic shock syndrome have been reported, including this case, and they were related to breast implants or tissue expander surgery. The ...
Linzy Bromfield, 50, (pictured) 'thought she was going to die' after she developed implant-associated lymphoma in 2016. She had the implants put in at a private clinic in the UK in 2005.
Kate Michalkova, 44, of Cheltenham, became very ill four years after getting implants from Allergan. The mother-of-one said they have destroyed her body.
Allergen textured breast implants and tissue expanders are being removed from the U.S. market, due to the risk of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma. That's according to a recent statement from the maker and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). "BIOCELL?saline-filled and silicone-filled textured breast implants and tissue expanders will no longer be distributed [...]
This study investigated the mechanical and physicochemical properties of breast implants from five manufactures. Surface morphology, chemical composition, thermal behavior, cross-linking degree and mechanical properties were monitored on samples as received and after submitted to degradation in acidic and basic conditions. All samples demonstrated changes in chemical structure after degradation experiments, and parameters such as cross-linking degree and chemical composition seems to play important role on material performance.
Conditions: Breast Augmentation; Inhalation Anesthesia; Total Intravenous Anesthesia; Quality of Recovery Interventions: Drug: Desflurane; Drug: Propofol Sponsor: Chih-Cheng Hung Completed
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Conclusions: The authors’ experience suggests that single-stage augmentation mastopexy has outcomes comparable to those of primary breast augmentation. Smokers were more likely to undergo reoperation because of postoperative complication (seroma), but the rate of implant exchange was not different. CLINICAL QUESTION/LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Therapeutic, III.