Back in JuneAmerican medical regulators had posted warning letters on the internet instructing the French authorities to highly consider removing the French PIP implants off the market. The French government in December advised 30, women to have those implants removed. They warned of the unusually high rupture rate with these PIP implants.
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It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Details The expert group studied information onimplants of different makes used throughout England, which have been given towomen, along with detailed findings from 5, removal operations.
The expert group has found that: PIP implants do have a higher rupture rate - around 2 times higher. PIP implants have a higher concentration of certain compounds called siloxanes - chemically similar to silicone but of a lower molecular weight and found in many consumer products, including hair and skin care products, antiperspirants and deodorants - but this does not present a health risk.
There is no evidence that this causes any more significant general health concern however. The expert group has said that the advice to women who have PIP implants remains unchanged. It is expected that all providers of PIP implants will contact their patients.
If women are unsure of the make of their implant they should contact their surgeon or provider. Published 18 June It is commonly used for the construction of articular portions of implants used for hip and knee replacements.
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Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP) silicone breast imp lants 3. Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP) silicone breast implants. Review of the actions of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the. Capsular Contraction is the shrinking and tightening of the mass of scar tissue around a breast implant that occurs especially with some silicone implants and may result in pain and in unnatural firmness and distortion of the breast.
However, events surrounding Poly Implant Prosthesis (PIP) breast implants in have renewed the debate among the medical community and PIP breast implant users about the safety of breast silicone implants, and its effect in patient health.