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Association for Plastic Surgery requires clarification risks of breast implants

Association for Plastic Surgery requires clarification risks of breast implants

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The Dutch Association for Plastic Chrirurgie requires clarification about the risks of silicone breast implants. After pathological investigation is evidence that leaked silicone from the breast implants can end up in the brain and the spinal cord.

In the television program Care.now tell doctor Henry Dijkman and plastic surgeon Rita Kappel see how the body of a patient whose body is surrendered to science.

The woman had suffered from her implants but could not prove that her complaints were caused by her silicone. The researchers suggest that all breast implants after a period of time from leaking, causing particles in the body.

In June brought the RIVM have a research out which shows that all of the technical files of manufacturers of breast implants in the Netherlands under the measure.

This means that the safety of all breast implants in the Netherlands can not be guaranteed. So has the ENVIRONMENT due to incomplete information of the manufacturers are not able to assess whether the mechanical tests, that the strength of the outer layer can be tested, have been sufficient. It is not clear how quickly the breast implants tear.

Care.now it is on Tuesday at 21.25 hours to see at NPO 1.

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