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Pip Implants

7,000 More Women Have Faulty Breast Implants

Posted 05.15.2012 | World

LONDON (AP) — Britain's health ministry says an additional 7,000 women were fitted with potentially faulty French-made breast implants, raising the ...

The PIP Affair and Trust in Health Care

Michael Yaremchuk, M.D. | Posted 03.28.2012 | Health News
Michael Yaremchuk, M.D.

There has been a great deal written recently about the now-banned silicone breast implants made by Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP), a French company which has since closed down. It was found that PIP substituted industrial grade silicone for medical grade silicone, which led to the closing of PIP's manufacturing facility in the spring of 2010.

Dutch Told To Have Implants Removed

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2012 | World

AMSTERDAM, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Dutch health authorities said on Wednesday women who had breast implants made by a French company at the heart of a gl...