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The popularity of breast augmentation has more than doubled sincewhen there were just overof these procedures. Given these statistics, it is not surprising that in spite of the increasing number of women with breast implants, debate continues to swirl about their safety. Many women are justifiably confused by the conflicting information they hear.
Rupture is an important complication of breast implants. Through an analysis of ruptured implants, we can determine the various factors related to ruptured implants. We performed a retrospective review of 72 implants that were removed for implant rupture between and at a single institution.
Download the full article here. Many women who undergo surgery are replacing old implants that have broken or caused problems, and those replacements can occur every years or more. Debate swirls over the risks of breast implants, and physicians and patients are justifiably confused by the conflicting information available.
Wonder about the differences between saline and silicone breast implants? The risks of breast implants? What happens if an implant ruptures?
Inmore thanwomen and teenagers underwent surgery to have their breasts enlarged with silicone or saline implants and more thanbreast cancer patients had reconstruction after mastectomy, often with implants. Many women are justifiably confused by the conflicting information they hear. Here are the facts about what is known and not known about the risks of breast implants.
The following is a list of local complications and adverse outcomes that occur in at least 1 percent of breast implant patients at any time. You may need non-surgical treatments or additional surgeries to treat any of these, and you should discuss any complication and necessary treatment with your doctor. These complications are listed alphabetically, not in order of how often they occur.
A few months ago, Christie, 42, walked into a plastic surgeon's office in Seattle with overflowing E-cup implants. After getting general anesthesia, she left about three hours later with Bs. The information technology specialist had started to feel like the boob job she'd gotten four years ago at the urging of her then boyfriend had become an obstacle, in her career and otherwise.
Last week the FDA reported that breast implants put women's lives in danger. The big news last week was that a small number of women can get a very rare type of cancer ALCL: anaplastic large cell lymphoma. It confirmed that death is a possible side effect of breast implants. But what no one is talking about are all the other more frequent, more common and very real dangers and problems that go along with breast implants.