Skip to comments.(30,000) French Women May Be Ordered To Have Faulty Breast Implants Removed (40,000 British women?)
Posted on 12/21/2011 8:57:52 AM PST by Libloather
French Women May Be Ordered To Have Faulty Breast Implants Removed
December 21, 2011
French government officials are expected to order tens of thousands of women to have defective breast implants made from industrial silicone removed because of health concerns, various media outlets reported on Tuesday.
According to Guardian reporter Angelique Chrisafis, the implants, which were manufactured by a company called Poly Implant Prothese (PIP), were made from a cheaper, non-medical silicone usually used for electronics and computer parts.
Furthermore, the implants were said to have a higher chance of bursting than their conventional counterparts, and now reports have surfaced that eight women who received the implants have contracted cancer including one case involving a rare form that affects cells of the immune system, the Guardian reporter added.
Approximately 30,000 French women and 40,000 British women received the potentially faulty implants that were created from industrial silicone, Chrisafis said. A reported 2,000 women have filed police complains and a criminal investigation has begun into PIP, which was shut down last year after officials first learned of their use of industrial silicone, AFPs Olivier Thibault said.
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I volunteer to do the inspections.............
Boob Repo-man. Now THAT’S a reality show in the making!!
I’ve always felt that if you have an implant than how well can they see through them to detect if there is early breast cancer underneath.
I know someone who has a lump beneath her implant, no doctor will do the exploratory surgery because the implant is so intertwined in there, I suppose due to leaking.
Women should regard implants the same as the Chinese girls crippled their feet for beauty.
And if the refuse, the authorities are going to BUST them...
I'm an official Breast Inspector, maam, we're going to have to take those into custody.
What about the mantra that such things should be decisions made by a woman and her doctor?
THIS IS IMPOSSIBLE!! We have been told repeatedly how superior the French health care system is to the US model. This smacks of a CIA operation to smear the French.
“When thou with rebukes dost correct man for iniquity, thou makest his beauty to consume away like a moth: surely every man is vanity. Selah.”
2000 women went to the police and filed complaints? The police? Some women just love a man in uniform. Why didn’t they file a complaint at their doctor’s office?
Why any woman would have subcutaneous falsies implanted is beyond me.
Yes - they are real - and they are spectacular;)
Real is better (right click for a better view).
You would get bored very quickly inspecting mounds of fat cells.
Mess around with what God gave you and that’s what you get. Only legitimate reason for these is after some grossly disfiguring accident or illness.
Yes, but I would enjoy ‘talking shop’ after work...........
I have always wondered if implants would mask detection of breast cancer. I’m no expert, but it just seems that putting a blob of inert goo in front of the area you are trying to spot cancer in would block the search. Any data out there?