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New products should provide meaningful benefits for patients, and the IDEAL IMPLANT satisfies an unmet need in the breast implant marketplace," said Dr.
The report helps to build up a clear view of the market (scenario and survey), identify major players in the industry, and analyzes the upstream raw materials, downstream clients, and current market dynamics of Breast Implant Industry .
In 1995, the EU approved the Trilucent breast implant with only pre-clinical safety data, because its filler, soybean oil, was deemed safer than silicone and did not interfere with the accuracy of mammography as much as either silicone gel or saline-filled breast implants.
The Food and Drug Administration is asking health care professionals to report any confirmed cases of anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) in women with silicone gel- or saline-filled breast implants, citing concerns about a possible association.
Steven Teitelbaum, a plastic surgeon in Santa Monica, said levies on face-lifts and breast implants would hit women harder than men.
Safety of Silicone Breast Implants, Report of the committee on the Safety of Silicone Breast Implants (IOM).
In summary, what is the regulatory status of the breast implant manufacturers?
The most riveting presentation of the day was on breast implants.
Mathes of the University of California, San Francisco points out that most women who get breast implants are satisfied with the result.
The experience with and the debate over the silicone gel breast implant underscores the fact that precious little can be assumed with even the seemingly most simple device.
5) This article, co-authored by the former director of FDA's Office of Women's Health, Dr Susan Wood, and a former president of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Dr Scott Spear, is a crucial contribution to the literature on breast implant safety.