Silicone breast implants recalled

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 01 April, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 01 April, 2010, 12:00am

The Department of Heath has issued an alert about a recall of silicone-filled breast implants ordered by a French regulatory authority. The affected models are IMGHC-TX, IMGHC-MX and IMGHC-LS, all manufactured by Poly Implant Prothese. The department said there had been an increase in reported adverse events concerning the implants in the past three years, mainly involving breakages and localised complications.