Breast implants deemed safe

There is no evidence that the breast implants at the centre of an international health scare are at increased risk of rupture, but breast surgeons must ensure that all affected patients have been followed up, the national drugs and devices watchdog has said.

An expert panel convened by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) to investigate the now-banned French Poly Implant Protheses (PIP) implants reported late on Wednesday that the