Pectoral Nerve Blocks for Breast Augmentation Surgery Pectoral Nerve Blocks for Breast Augmentation Surgery
What benefits might pectoral nerve blocks offer in the postoperative pain management of patients undergoing breast augmentation?Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Capsular Inflammation Linked to Silicone and Textured Implants Capsular Inflammation Linked to Silicone and Textured Implants
Systemic symptoms have prompted women to seek removal of their breast implants.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 17, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

Popular plastic surgeon says breast implant illness is real
(Natural News) Dr. Anthony Youn, a Detroit-based plastic surgeon with millions of followers on social media, recently made his stance clear about the ongoing contentious debate concerning a mysterious sickness associated with breast implants. In an Instagram reel shared on June 8, Youn held a silicone implant in one hand while pointing to the various... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoother silicone breast implants may reduce severity of immune system reactions
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) According to researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Rice University in Houston, silicone breast implants with a smoother surface design have less risk of producing inflammation and other immune system reactions than those with more roughly textured coatings. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How the surfaces of silicone breast implants affect the immune system
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) A team led by MIT researchers analyzed how the surface topography on silicone breast implants influences health complications such as scarring, inflammation, and a rare type of lymphoma. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Study examines how breast implant surfaces affect immune response
(Rice University) Rice University bioengineers collaborated on a six-year study that systematically analyzed how the surface architecture of silicone breast implants influences adverse side effects. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

GC Aesthetics(R) Launches Next Generation Of Breast Implants
DUBLIN, May 25, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- GC Aesthetics, Inc. (GCA), a privately-held medical technology company providing aesthetic solutions for global healthcare markets, is pleased to announce the launch of its next generation ... Devices, Surgery, Product Launch GC Aesthetics, PERLE, breast implants, Emunomic, Breast Tissue Dynamic Gel (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

French Court Orders Damages for Victims of PIP Breast Implant Scandal French Court Orders Damages for Victims of PIP Breast Implant Scandal
Thousands of victims of defective breast implants manufactured in France should receive compensation, a Paris appeals court ruled on Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - May 20, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

PIP implant victims 'elated' by compensation win
Women who had the breast implants say they are delighted by the "victory" after 10 years fighting for justice. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman who had breast implants removed urges Ottawa to mandate registry of medical devices
A British Columbia woman who learned second-hand that her breast implants had been linked to a rare form of cancer is demanding that the federal government mandate a system of personalized recall alerts for all items surgically implanted in people's bodies. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Safety of Copolyamide Fillers for Breast Augmentation Safety of Copolyamide Fillers for Breast Augmentation
Complications reported after the use of copolyamide fillers raise concerns. How safe are they?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Current Perceptions on Breast Implant Safety and Utility Current Perceptions on Breast Implant Safety and Utility
How do patients feel about the safety of breast implants? Has the FDA's recently recommended black-box warning changed their perspective?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 19, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Contrast-enhanced mammography for breast cancer in women with augmented breasts
(American Roentgen Ray Society) According to ARRS'American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), contrast-enhanced mammography (CEM) showed concordance with MRI in women with newly diagnosed breast cancer and breast augmentation. Noting that CEM has not been investigated in women with breast augmentation, Molly Carnahan and her Mayo Clinic team in Phoenix, AZ, concluded, " the findings suggest a possible role of CEM for staging in women with breast augmentation and contraindication or limited access to MRI. " (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

What Are the Types of Breast Implants?
Title: What Are the Types of Breast Implants?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/24/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/24/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - February 24, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Aetna to Expand Coverage for Gender-Affirming Surgeries
One of the nation ’s largest health insurers is agreeing to pay for breast augmentation for some trans women. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Discrimination Health Insurance and Managed Care Breasts Transgender and Transsexuals Surgery and Surgeons United States Politics and Government Aetna Inc Source Type: news

Quebec College of Physicians calls for cosmetic surgeries to stop during lockdown
The Quebec College of Physicians is calling for all cosmetic surgery clinics to close for the time being, saying that procedures such as facelifts and breast implants shouldn't be performed while the province's public health system faces a staffing crisis. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

What Are Potential Complications of Breast Surgery?
Discussion Common reasons for seeing a breast surgeon would include management of benign or malignant masses with or without breast reconstruction, breast augmentation, and other reasons can be infection or trauma that need surgical treatment. The breast is formed starting around the 6th week of gestation by breast buds along the mammary line. Breasts then develop from the downgrowth of epithelia into the mesenchymal tissue, which continues to grow. Around 8-9 months a pit forms as entry into the lactiferous ducts. “Nipple inversion is caused either by failure of the lactiferous ducts to develop and grow during matur...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 14, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Breast Augmentation vs implants vs lift
What Is the Difference Between a Breast Augmentation and Breast Implants? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How Long Do Breast Implants Last
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Few U.S. Women Know About Cancer That Develops Near Breast Implants: Study
Title: Few U.S. Women Know About Cancer That Develops Near Breast Implants: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/30/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - July 31, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Few U.S. Women Know About Cancer That Develops Near Breast Implants: Study
THURSDAY, July 30, 2020 -- There's a low level of awareness among American women about a form of lymphoma that can occur around breast implants, a new study finds. Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) is an immune... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 30, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

👉 Chrissy Teigen Responded To Rumours She Actually Hasn't Had Her Breast Implants Removed By Posting Pictures From The Surgery via Hvper.com
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most Women Unaware of Breast Implant - Related Lymphoma
Even among women with breast implants, just over half have heard of BIA - ALCL (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 6, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Most Women Unaware of Breast Implant-Related Lymphoma
MONDAY, July 6, 2020 -- Only a minority of American women have heard of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) and understand its association with breast implants, according to a study published in the July issue of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Most American women haven't heard of breast implant-related lymphoma
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Only about 1 out 7 American women have heard about breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) -- an immune system cancer occurring in a small percentage of women with breast implants, according to a new survey. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Only French victims of faulty breast implant may claim damages, EU court says
German victims of defective breast implants made by French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) cannot claim damages from its insurer as its policy covered only French victims, Europe's top court said on Thursday, dealing a blow to thousands of women worldwide. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Today, @US_FDA is providing an update on Allergan ’ s latest actions to inform patients who may not be aware of the July 2019 BIOCELL breast implants and tissue expanders recall. Find out more. https://go.usa.gov/xwbRP  
Today, @US_FDA is providing an update on Allergan’s latest actions to inform patients who may not be aware of the July 2019 BIOCELL breast implants and tissue expanders recall. Find out more. https://go.usa.gov/xwbRP  (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - June 1, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

What Is an Endoscopic Breast Augmentation?
Title: What Is an Endoscopic Breast Augmentation?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 5/29/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/29/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - May 29, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Is a Muscle Cut Necessary During a Submuscular Breast Augmentation?
Title: Is a Muscle Cut Necessary During a Submuscular Breast Augmentation?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - May 21, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Medtech in a Minute: Abbott Gets Defensive, Breast Implant Makers Land in Hot Water, and More
Abbott Defends Its Rapid COVID-19 Test FDA alerted the public on Thursday that early data from independent studies suggests potential inaccurate results from using the Abbott ID NOW point-of-care diagnostic for COVID-19. The agency has also received 15 adverse event reports about the ID NOW test that suggests some users are receiving inaccurate negative results. Abbott went on the defensive and pointed out that test outcomes depend on a number of factors, including conformity to the way the test was designed to be run. Some researchers, for example, reported transporting the samples to a central lab and running the test an...
Source: MDDI - May 16, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: COVID-19 IVD Source Type: news

Breast Implant Makers Land in Hot Water with FDA
FDA took action Thursday that proves the agency is still keeping close tabs on the breast implant market, which has long been plagued with safety and regulatory problems. FDA sent warning letters this week to Allergan and Ideal Implant failure to comply with various regulatory requirements. In Allergan's case, the Irvine, CA-based company has allegedly failed to comply with post-approval study requirements to assess the long-term safety and risks of two models of breast implants, both of which were voluntarily recalled from the market last year. In Ideal Implant's case, the Dallas, TX-based company allegedly fa...
Source: MDDI - May 15, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Implants Source Type: news

How Healthy Is Medical Innovation in the NHS?
The United Kingdom's Medicines and Medical Devices Bill was a key item of healthcare legislation outlined in the Queen’s Speech in December. As well as setting out new regulations for medical devices such as pacemakers, breast implants, and ultrasound imagers, it aims to reduce general practitioner (GP) appointments by increasing the range of professions able to prescribe medicines in low-risk circumstances. It also paves the way for National Health Service (NHS) hospitals to use innovative, personalized medicines for unique cancers and diseases. Health Minister Baroness Nicola Blackwood stated her determ...
Source: MDDI - March 10, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Barbara Harpham Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Omega-3 fatty acids may prevent breast implant complications, like capsular contracture
(Wolters Kluwer Health) For women receiving breast implants during reconstructive or cosmetic breast surgery, scarring around the implant - called capsular contracture - is a common, costly, and painful complication. The anti-inflammatory effects of omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish oil, might help to avoid abnormal capsule formation suggests an experimental study in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery ® , the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Recommendations for Antibiotics in Aesthetic Breast Surgery Recommendations for Antibiotics in Aesthetic Breast Surgery
This article provides recommendations for the appropriate utilization of these agents.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Higher risk of womb cancer link to specific genetic variants
Two to three times higher risk for people affected Related items fromOnMedica Metastatic breast cancer goes undiagnosed for too long Women who were not offered breast screening have been contacted Women consider legal action over cancer link breast implants Some irregular cervical lesions could be monitored rather that treated immediately Testosterone levels causally affect disease risk (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 17, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

How safe are breast implants?
It's a question that's surprisingly difficult to answer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women With Defective French Breast Implants May Claim Damages Only in France - EU Court Adviser Women With Defective French Breast Implants May Claim Damages Only in France - EU Court Adviser
Victims of defective breast implants made by French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) may only get compensation if they had the procedure in France, an adviser at Europe's top court said on Thursday, in a potential blow to thousands of women worldwide.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 7, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

'An emerging malignancy': Cancer linked to these breast implants no longer 'rare', data suggests
A cancer in women with textured breast implants is more widespread than previously believed, raising questions for patients and physicians about continuing to describe it as "rare." (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Mother-of-two's breast implants 'fall out of her chest' after botched surgery in Turkey
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Angelica Isaksen, from Sweden, paid £5,940 for her second breast enhancement last June. She claims her right implant began falling out after two weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anger over UK's failure to ban breast implants linked to 61 cancer cases
Exclusive: solicitors call for UK ban of textured variety associated with lymphomaAt least 61 women in the UK have been diagnosed with a potentially fatal cancer linked to breast implants, but the type they received continues to be used, with no plans by the regulator to follow France and Australia in banning them.Lawyers for more than 40 of the women, who are bringing legal action against the manufacturers as well as the clinics and doctors who carried out the surgery, say thetextured implants linked toanaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) should be withdrawn from the market. Smooth implants are available instead, which h...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 8, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Breast cancer Health Society Cancer research Medical research Science Pharmaceuticals industry Business UK news Source Type: news

Shirley Ballas health: Star's second health scare after having breast implants removed
SHIRLEY BALLAS, best known for being head judge on Strictly Come Dancing, made the decision to have her breast implants removed last year after a doctor advised they could affect cancer detection. But just one month after having them removed, the star suffered a second cancer scare. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russian TV presenter reveals her 15-year-old breast implants LEAKED
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Lera Kudryavtseva, 48, who is a star of popular Russian NTV show Zvezdy Soshlis, had her implants fitted 15 years ago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer survivors face dilemma over banned breast implants linked to rare lymphoma
Canadian women with textured breast implants now banned by Health Canada over links to a rare form of lymphoma have to decide whether the cost of having them removed outweighs the risk of leaving them in. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

UK Supreme Court to rule on NHS bill for US surrogacy
NHS hospital to challenge £560,000 bill for ‘illegal’ US commercial surrogacy Related items fromOnMedica Decision to give boys HPV jab will save thousands of lives Only a third of women with regular bloating would see their GP MHRA tightens licence restrictions on valproate for women Women consider legal action over cancer link breast implants Some irregular cervical lesions could be monitored rather that treated immediately (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 15, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Shirley Ballas health: Strictly Come Dancing judge’s second cancer scare
SHILREY BALLAS recently revealed she suffered a second cancer scare just one month after having her breast implants removed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emma Carey pens an open letter about why she removed her breast implants
Queensland woman Emma Carey who miraculously survived a freak skydiving accident has penned an open letter about why she decided to remove her breast implants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctor Sentenced to 7 Months in Federal Prison for Receipt and Delivery of Misbranded Devices
doctor, sentenced, Federal prison, misbranded devices, Temp Ray Patterson, Burley ID, breast implants, unapproved, not FDA-approved, China, fraud, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - November 21, 2019 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Medtech in a Minute: 3D-Printed Breasts, a Hands-Free Robot, and Apple & #039;s Healthy Appetite
Apple's Healthy 'Appetite' Consumers can now participate in three potentially groundbreaking health studies through their iPhone and Apple Watch. Download the Apple Research app from the App Store to start telling Apple all about your menstrual experience (to help advance women's health research), help researchers better understand the link between mobility and cardiovascular health, or to share how your headphone usage and sound exposure impact your hearing, stress levels, and heart health over time. Pro tip: Make sure you have the latest version of iOS first. &A...
Source: MDDI - November 15, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Digital Health Source Type: news

Danielle Staub has her breast implants removed and calls them 'the biggest mistake I've ever made'
Reality star Danielle Staub, 57, had her breast implants removed in October after complaining that they were making her ill, including g from drastic body temperature drops and fatigue (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3D-Printed Breast Implants Could Be the Next Big Thing in Plastic Surgery
Two German companies have paired up on the development of a technology that could disrupt the breast implant market. BellaSeno will use Evonik's Resomer bioresorbable polymer in its Senella breast scaffolds with a proprietary additive manufacturing process that avoids the use of silicone implants, some of which have raised major safety concerns. BellaSeno plans to begin first-in-human clinical trials of the Senella scaffolds with Resomer in Germany this quarter. Evonik has agreed to supply its Resomer polymer for clinical and commercial use. The scaffolds are designed to guide the growth of natural tissue using the patient...
Source: MDDI - November 12, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: 3-D Printing Source Type: news