Silicone implants represent small riskBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7031.595a (Published 09 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:595
- John Roberts
Silicone breast implants are unlikely to represent a serious danger to health, according to the largest US study to date. The study, published in this week's JAMA (the journal of the American Medical Association), was a retrospective cohort study of nearly 400000 women health professionals. It found that the relative risk of developing any kind of connective tissue disease was 1.24 (95% confidence …
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