Breast Implants: Deadly Devices
The Long Read: This post is an excerpt from our upcoming book on medical devices and their harmful and deadly effects. At times it's heavy going on the facts, so we recommend reading in several goes.
Silicone breast implants present a sorry tale of regulatory negligence, bad evidence, criminality, and a failure to learn lessons. Forty years after concerns emerged - for what is mainly a cosmetic procedure - many questions remain about how to reduce harms and ensure patient safety.
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