The Dow Corning case raised serious questions about the safety of silicone breast implants and about larger issues of medical device testing and patient education.
Safety of Silicone Breast Implants presents a well-documented, thoughtful exploration of the safety of these devices, drawing conclusions from the available research base and suggesting further questions to be answered. This book also examines the sensitive issues surrounding women's decisions about implants. In reaching conclusions, the committee reviews:
Safety of Silicone Breast Implants provides a comprehensive, well-organized review of the science behind one of the most significant medical controversies of our time.
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Stuart Bondurant, Virginia Ernster, and Roger Herdman, Editors; Committee on the Safety of Silicone Breast Implants, Institute of Medicine
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