High-grade Angiosarcoma Associated with Ruptured Breast Implants

Summary: Since the serendipitous discovery that implanted polymers cause sarcomas in rats, much research has been conducted to prove or disprove a link between silicone breast implants and/or polymer-based materials and breast cancer. In light of an initial report that 35% of rats implanted with a v...

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Main Authors: Nicolas R. Smoll, MBBS, Ross D. Farhadieh, MBBS, FRACS, Ross Ferguson, MBBS, FRACS, Michael W. Findlay, MBBS, PhD, FRACS, David J. Hunter-Smith, MBBS, MD, FRACS
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer 2013-04-01
Series:Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Global Open
Online Access:http://journals.lww.com/prsgo/Fulltext/2013/04000/Article.6.aspx