breast implant

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an implant for cosmetic purposes to replace a breast that has been surgically removed

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This procedure,"BAMBI" (Bilateral Augmentation Mammoplasty by Injection), involves harvesting fat from areas of a patient's body and injecting the fat into the patient's breasts to enlarge them.
The investigators concluded that "these data fail to support the hypothesis that augmentation mammoplasty with silicone gel- filled prosthesis is a risk factor for the development of SSc (scleroderma).
Preliminary results state "These preliminary data fail to demonstrate an association between augmentation mammoplasty (with silicone breast implants) and the development of SSc (scleroderma).
Studies "fail to support a relationship between augmentation mammoplasty and autoimmune disease.
The ACR strongly endorses the FDA Advisory Panel's recommendation for further research as well as their ruling to limit silicone gel breast implants for augmentation mammoplasty.
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