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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Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma in patients who have textured breast implants is a very rare disorder - yet it is a cause for concern, as mentioned in the June 26 Register-Guard ("A shocking diagnosis: Breast implants 'gave me cancer,"' by Denise Grady of The New York Times).
But it may be wise to have an ECG before a breast implant operation.
A NEW breast implant register has been launched so patients can be tracked if products turn out to be faulty.
Maximo Rodriguez have proposed in a bill the creation of a Committee on Breast Implant Research, to be chaired by the secretary of health, that would focus on determining the implants' effects on health, especially any risks these pose.
Party List, ABAMIN) filed House Bill 3322 for the purpose of establishing a Breast Implant Research Committee that would provide complete and accurate information about the potential health risks and advantages of breast implant.
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 breast implant used by the company is made from industrial rather than medical quality silicone," he said adding that this was detected only after exporting it to several countries.
Serious side effects should be reported to the breast implant manufacturer and Medwatch, the FDAs safety information and adverse event reporting program.
Joyce Attis, known to many as the voice for breast implant victims, died in Toronto on November 25, 2010, following complications from surgery.
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.
After procedures such as liposuction and rhinoplasty, breast implant procedures rank number three," said Dr Luiz Toledo while talking about his experience.