A GP guide to breast implants
There has been much attention on breast implants as a result of recent worldwide regulatory action.
GPs should be aware of how to assess a patient with breast implants and properly investigate and diagnose adverse events related to this medical device.
History of breast implants
First introduced in the 1960s, breast implants are classified as a class III medical device — the highest level of risk stratification that has regulatory approval for use in patients.
During their history, there have been