Category: Medical Devices

The ANSM decides, as a precautionary measure, to withdraw from the market macrotextured breast implants and breast implants with polyurethane-coated surfaces

In French – The ANSM decides, as a precautionary measure, to withdraw from the market macrotextured breast implants and breast implants with polyurethane-coated surfaces – ANSM does not recommend preventive explantation for women carrying these implants

The USFDA Announces General and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee Meeting on March 25-26, 2019

Topics to be discussed: breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL); systemic symptoms reported in patients receiving breast implants; the use of registries for breast implant surveillance; magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) screening for silent rupture of silicone gel filled breast implants; the use of surgical mesh in breast procedures such as breast reconstruction and […]