silicone-gel breast implant

silicone-gel breast implant

a type of implant used in reconstructive surgery of the breast and made with synthetic polymers. The implants have been associated with adverse effects on the immune system as well as distorted and painful breasts caused by leakage of the silicone into surrounding tissues. However, a number of statistical studies have not established such a cause-and-effect relationship.
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the leading manufacturer of silicone-gel breast implants, company lawyers have filed a new motion termed a "distraction" by the implanted women's bankruptcy counsel.