PIP breast implants rupture in up to 1,000 women but Gov insists "no need for removal"

Breast implants rupture in up to 1,000 women but Government still insists there is no need to remove them Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has given clinics until Friday to submit full data on the implants French health minister Xavier Bertrand has ordered a full investigation into the ‘truly contaminated’ implants Dozens of clinics have now come forward to admit that breast implants they gave to women have ruptured – but the Government still insists there is no need to remove them en masse. At least 50 clinics have reported burst, perished and broken implants made by French firm PIP to the medical watchdog since Friday. The total number of women whose implants have ruptured is not known, but even conservative estimates suggest it could be as high as 1,000

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.

Breast implant cancer alert: Thousands of British women told "no need to panic"

Thousands of British women told “no need to panic” despite French authorities issuing cancer alert”Low quality” implants contain industrial silicone designed for computers and electronic devicesBritish lawyers say the government has left thousands of women in limbo The Department of Health have insisted today that there is no need for British women with PIP breast implants to have them removed.