News Silicone gel breast implants: the arguments continue

Silicone breast implants still available in UK

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7421.947-a (Published 23 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:947
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    Silicone gel breast implants have never been banned in the United Kingdom as they have in the United States. A series of UK government reviews, the last in 1998, cleared them of causing ill health. …

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