TGA ‘failing’ breast implant patients

A report of the Senate Community Affairs References Committee released yesterday called on the TGA to be more forthright about the uncertainty surrounding the dangers of recalled PIP breast implants.

“The committee is of the view that given the true rupture rate of PIP breast implants is not yet known, and that only further data collection and studies will determine this, then this should be reflected in the official advice issued by the TGA,” it said.

Senator Xenophon said Australians were “paying for the TGA’s regulatory failures with their health”.

“Australians trust

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