Tag: breast implants

1. From a systematic review, the associations between silicone gel breast implants (SGBI) and long-term health outcomes are often not adequately adjusted for confounders, show no association, and/or their findings are too heterogeneous. 2. Based on this limited evidence, SGBI may be associated with decreased risk of breast and endometrial...
1. Magnetic resonance imaging examination of patients with proven breast carcinoma in silicone or saline augmented breasts visualized tumor spread along the implant contour and abutting the pectoralis major, most commonly in retroglandular implants versus retropectoral implants. However, neither implant type was associated with a difference in tumor invasion...
Image: PD 1. Women diagnosed with breast cancer, who have previously had elective breast augmentation surgery, have more late stage tumors at diagnosis.   2. Specific mortality associated with breast cancer is higher in women who have had breast implants.  Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Fair)  Study Rundown:  Evidence suggests that breast augmentation surgery is...