Failure of Breast Implants
That this House is alarmed at the inadequate protection of patients against faulty medical devices by Government and the industry-funded MHRA: notes that evidence of failure in breast implants in the UK greatly understated the dangers revealed in the rest of Europe and the USA; draws attention to reports that recalls of devices are rising but manufacturers continue to suppress information on device failures; and calls for a review that will ensure that UK patients have guarantees on the safety and efficacy of devices equivalent to that of patients in the USA.
FROM TODAY'S DAILY MAIL.
Just over two years ago consultant plastic surgeon Azhar Aslam became deeply worried — he’d had to remove eight silicone breast implants from women within a few months of each other because they had ruptured prematurely.
It struck him as highly unusual.