Today (18 June 2012) the Government Expert Group chaired by NHS Medical Director Sir Bruce Keogh released its Final Report following an extensive review of previous and new evidence available about the content and performance of the PIP breast implants.
The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS), which represents Plastic Surgeons on behalf of the Royal Colleges, has been part of the Government’s Expert Group on PIP breast implants since its formation in January 2012.
Tim Goodacre, Head of Professional Standards at BAPRAS and a leading Consultant Plastic Surgeon, said:
“After nearly six months of uncertainty, we now have clarity and can be reassured that, despite the use of non-medical grade silicone, PIP breast implants do not show any evidence of potential harm to human health. This is very good news.For full article follow link at BAPRAS website.