breast implant

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Noun1.breast implant - an implant for cosmetic purposes to replace a breast that has been surgically removed
implant - a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
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Structured Breast Implant will be presented at the Hot Topics in Plastic Surgery symposium during the annual meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
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Nevertheless, the FDA track record on post-marketing breast implant research indicates poorly implemented studies and little meaningful enforcement to ensure that studies have been conducted correctly or findings reported accurately or acted upon.
The agency's announcement during a teleconference is based on a review of scientific literature published between 1997 and 2010, along with information from other international regulators, scientists, and breast implant manufacturers.
If we have to pay sales tax on breast implants, we will have to pass it along to the patient,'' said Pamela Dipasquale, office manager for a Redlands plastic surgeon who figured a breast implant levy would cost her office about $10,000 a year.
And, indeed, she woke up in the recovery room with a tissue expander in place of the missing breast, the first step in the two-step reconstruction procedure using a breast implant.
Researchers at the British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health have called on the Canadian federal government to create a Breast Implant Registry after their study showed that follow-up procedures are common due to complications.
An alternative breast implant can only be made available through an IDE clinical study.
and author of the book Science on Trial: The Clash of Medical Evidence and the Law in the Breast Implant Case.
and her colleagues studied 749 women who had received a silicone or saline breast implant between 1964 and 1991.
Indeed, the case of the silicone gel breast implant argues persuasively that patients who receive such devices and payers who reimburse for them should insist that the burden of proof for establishing the safety and effectiveness of health care technologies liw with the manufacturers who market new devices and with the health practitioners who advocate and expose patients to new procedures.
410 Highly Cohesive Anatomically Shaped Silicone-Filled Breast Implant line, for use in breast reconstruction, augmentation and revision surgery.