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Research & Reviews  1,425 results

Breast Textured Implants Determine Early T-helper Impairment: BIAL2.20 Study.
https://doi.org/10.21873/anticanres.14984
Anticancer Research; Vanni G, Materazzo M et. al.

Apr 4th, 2021 - Surgical stress has been correlated with higher rate of postoperative complications. Breast implants' surfaces (textured or smooth) represent an immunological stimulus. Our prospective study (BIAL2.20) evaluated post-operative leukocytes response ...

Autoimmune dysautonomia in women with silicone breast implants.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaut.2021.102631
Journal of Autoimmunity; Halpert G, Watad A et. al.

Apr 2nd, 2021 - There is unmet medical need to understand the pathogenic mechanism of the panoply of clinical manifestations associated with silicone breast implants (SBIs) such as severe fatigue, widespread pain, palpitations, dry mouth and eyes, depression, hea...

Silicone-induced lymphadenopathy mimicking recurrence of breast cancer on positron emis...
https://doi.org/10.1002/jcu.23010
Journal of Clinical Ultrasound : JCU; Cho E, Lee JH et. al.

Mar 30th, 2021 - Silicone-induced lymphadenopathy is a rare complication associated with silicone breast implants. It is usually asymptomatic and found incidentally during imaging. We report a case of silicone lymphadenopathy in a patient who had undergone a maste...

A National Survey to Assess the Population's Perception of Breast Implant-Associated An...
https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000007700
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Azzi AJ, Almadani Y et. al.

Mar 29th, 2021 - The goal of this study was to gauge the public's general perception of breast implants, levels of concern, spontaneous word associations, and misperceptions that might need to be addressed by plastic surgeons regarding breast implant-associated an...

Management of Patients with Textured Surface Breast Implants.
https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000007750
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Savetsky IL, Gabriel A et. al.

Mar 29th, 2021 - The purpose of this special topic article is to present an evidence-based approach and provide recommendations for the management of both asymptomatic and symptomatic patients with textured surface breast implants. There are currently no scientifi...

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Guidelines  11 results

Breast Implants: Additional Resources
https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/breast-implants/breast-implants-additional-resources

Oct 23rd, 2019 - This page suggests other resources for more information on breast implant issues

Breast Implants - Certain Labeling Recommendations to Improve Patient Communication
https://www.fda.gov/media/131885/download

Oct 23rd, 2019 - This draft guidance contains recommendations concerning the content and format for certain labeling information for saline and silicone gel-filled breast implants. FDA is issuing this draft guidance to help ensure that a patient receives and under...

Risks and Complications of Breast Implants
https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/breast-implants/risks-and-complications-breast-implants

Oct 22nd, 2019 - The webpage provides information about some of the complications and adverse outcomes of breast implants

Breast Implants: A Research and Regulatory Summary
http://www.center4research.org/breast-implants-research-regulatory-summary/

Mar 28th, 2019 - More than 300,000 women and teenagers underwent breast implant augmentation surgeries in 2017. In addition, approximately 106,000 women underwent breast implant surgery for reconstruction after mastectomy. The popularity of breast implants has ris...

Breast Implant Associated-Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) - Letter to Health Care Providers
https://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/LetterstoHealthCareProviders/ucm630863.htm
FDA

Feb 5th, 2019 - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to increase awareness about an association between all breast implants, regardless of filling or texture, and Breast Implant Associated- Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). The FDA received repor...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1,733 results

Guidance Offered for Breast Implant Removal Without Replacement
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/948997

Apr 7th, 2021 - More women with breast implants are asking for them to be removed without replacement, authors of a new guidance say, but the field has lacked formal guidelines on how to present the surgical options methodically and scientifically to patients. Ne...

Breast Textured Implants Determine Early T-helper Impairment: BIAL2.20 Study.
https://doi.org/10.21873/anticanres.14984
Anticancer Research; Vanni G, Materazzo M et. al.

Apr 4th, 2021 - Surgical stress has been correlated with higher rate of postoperative complications. Breast implants' surfaces (textured or smooth) represent an immunological stimulus. Our prospective study (BIAL2.20) evaluated post-operative leukocytes response ...

Autoimmune dysautonomia in women with silicone breast implants.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaut.2021.102631
Journal of Autoimmunity; Halpert G, Watad A et. al.

Apr 2nd, 2021 - There is unmet medical need to understand the pathogenic mechanism of the panoply of clinical manifestations associated with silicone breast implants (SBIs) such as severe fatigue, widespread pain, palpitations, dry mouth and eyes, depression, hea...

Silicone-induced lymphadenopathy mimicking recurrence of breast cancer on positron emis...
https://doi.org/10.1002/jcu.23010
Journal of Clinical Ultrasound : JCU; Cho E, Lee JH et. al.

Mar 30th, 2021 - Silicone-induced lymphadenopathy is a rare complication associated with silicone breast implants. It is usually asymptomatic and found incidentally during imaging. We report a case of silicone lymphadenopathy in a patient who had undergone a maste...

A National Survey to Assess the Population's Perception of Breast Implant-Associated An...
https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000007700
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Azzi AJ, Almadani Y et. al.

Mar 29th, 2021 - The goal of this study was to gauge the public's general perception of breast implants, levels of concern, spontaneous word associations, and misperceptions that might need to be addressed by plastic surgeons regarding breast implant-associated an...

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News  343 results

Guidance Offered for Breast Implant Removal Without Replacement
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/948997

Apr 7th, 2021 - More women with breast implants are asking for them to be removed without replacement, authors of a new guidance say, but the field has lacked formal guidelines on how to present the surgical options methodically and scientifically to patients. Ne...

Painful Armpit Swelling After COVID Vaccine: Next Steps?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/947710

Mar 22nd, 2021 - Andrew M. Kaunitz, MD Andrew M. Kaunitz, MD: Several weeks ago, I saw a new patient, a woman in her early 50s who reported "swelling in my armpit." In the past week, she had noted that tissue in the upper outer quadrant of her left breast and axil...

Textured Implants Linked to Worse Breast Cancer Outcomes
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/943087

Dec 21st, 2020 - Numerous studies have demonstrated that textured breast implants predispose women who undergo breast reconstruction to breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma. Now, an analysis of new data from a cohort study of 650 women who unde...

Fast Five Quiz: Key Aspects of Metastatic Breast Cancer
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/896328_3

Aug 9th, 2020 - Answer 2/5 Which of the following is accurate regarding the use of mammography in women who have had previous surgery for breast cancer? Your peers chose: Mammography is contraindicated in women who have had subcutaneous or nipple-sparing mastecto...

Number of Cases of Breast Implant-linked Lymphoma in the UK
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/933637

Jul 8th, 2020 - As of April 2020, there have been 68 cases of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) reported in the UK. This figure includes cases where the original implantation did not occur in the UK. Based on the number of cases,...

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