Breast implants - keeping a record to avoid the risks.

Press/Media: Research

Description

Every year, 20,000 Australians choose to get breast implants, but these devices come with potential health risks. The problem is, there's no way for doctors to get in touch with patients when implants are found to be faulty. Will a National Breast Device Registry minimise these complications?

Period27 Jul 2017

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleBreast implants: keeping a record to avoid the risks
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletABC Nightlife
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size13 min 35 secs
    CountryAustralia
    Date27/07/17
    DescriptionEvery year, 20,000 Australians choose to get breast implants, but these devices come with potential health risks. The problem is, there's no way for doctors to get in touch with patients when implants are found to be faulty. Will a National Breast Device Registry minimise these complications?
    Producer/AuthorPhilip Clarke, Suzanne Hill
    URLwww.abc.net.au/radio/programs/nightlife/ingrid-hopper/8746242
    PersonsIngrid Hopper

Keywords

  • breast implants
  • registries
  • ALCL