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Breast Implants: Update – Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

Breast Implants: Update – Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) FDA FDA has updated its understanding of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) to reflect the agency’s concurrence with the World Health Organization designation of BIA-ALCL as a rare T-cell lymphoma that can develop following breast implants. At this time, most data suggest …

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Claims for faulty breast implants against French insurance fails in Germany

Pain and suffering claims for faulty breast implants against French insurance fails in Germany. Mitteilung A court in Hamm/Germany ruled in a decision published yesterday, that the liability insurer of a meanwhile broke French manufacturer not must be liable for damage caused by the faulty breast implants, if the operation in Germany took place (AZ. …

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Long-Term Cancer Risk Among Swedish Women With Cosmetic Breast Implants: An Update of a Nationwide Study

Epidemiologic evidence does not support a consistently increased cancer risk among women with cosmetic breast implants, but few studies have assessed risk beyond 15 years. McLaughlin JK, Lipworth L, Fryzek JP, Ye W, Tarone RE, Nytren O Swedish women who underwent cosmetic breast implantation for the first time between January 1, 1965, and December 31, …

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Paris court awards compensation to women for faulty breast implants

For years, the now insolvent manufacturer PIP had produced implants that were susceptible to rupture. The testing organization TÜV Rheinland had certified the process. A French court has now granted compensation to the complainants. The Paris Court of Appeal on Thursday condemned the testing organization TÜV Rheinland for lack of vigilance and for negligence in …

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