Global recall for textured breast implants after FDA warning
Medical device maker Allergan is recalling its entire line of textured breast implants, weeks after dismissing evidence linking them with a rare cancer.
Earlier this month, the TGA announced it was proposing to ban 25 textured implants and tissue expanders after concluding they were associated with a higher risk of developing anaplastic large cell lymphoma.
The announcement followed a six-month investigation involving surface tests of each product and analysis of their association with the cancer.
As a result, they recommended the immediate