PiP Breast Implants

PiP update – the Government PiP Review

July 3, 2012

The Government has published a disappointing and predictable report on PIP breast implants. The report, by an expert medical group, has confirmed that PiP implants have a higher rupture rate than normal: “around six to 12 percent after five years, rising to 15 to 30 percent after 10 years (this compares to 10-14 percent after […]

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Room for improvement, says PiP implant review

May 24, 2012

I was interested to read Lord Howe’s recent report into the response by UK regulators to the PiP breast implant scandal. This found that the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the Department of Health had acted properly, but that lessons needed to be learned. Problems with breast implants manufactured by the Poly […]

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