Global fallout over PIP continues

Latest global fallout from the health scare around a faulty French-made breast implant has seen Dutch authorities recommend their removal, the UK launch an investigation in to its cosmetic surgery industry and 1000 South American women move to sue its makers.

About 300,000 women in 65 countries are estimated to have received Poly Implant Protheses (PIP) implants which are suspected to have an abnormally high rupture rate.

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