PIP breast implants: Government adviser says 50k women SHOULD get them removed

Government adviser says 50,000 women SHOULD have breast implants removed 'We really are recommending that all implants do come out', says doctor investigating scandal Figures suggest PIP implants have an 8% chance of ruptureGovernment orders urgent review of safety of PIP implantsTaxpayer could be left to pick up the 150million medical bill All women with faulty breast implants should have them removed given the 'uncertainty and lack of knowledge' about the extent of the problems, a leading surgeon warned today.

US warned French breast implant maker PIP 10 YEARS before silicone scandal

U.S. warned French breast implant maker 10 YEARS before silicone scandal brokePIP”s saline devices described as “adulterated”U.S. health authorities issued warning in 2000Firm”s silicone implants already under investigationThousands more women could be affected The French breast implant maker at the heart of a worldwide scandal was warned about the quality of its products more than 10 years ago, it emerged today