Destiny rides again: the reappearance of silicone gel-filled breast implant toxicity

@article{Brawer2017DestinyRA,
  title={Destiny rides again: the reappearance of silicone gel-filled breast implant toxicity},
  author={Arthur E. Brawer},
  journal={Lupus},
  year={2017},
  volume={26},
  pages={1060 - 1063}
}
  • Arthur E. Brawer
  • Published in Lupus 2017
  • Medicine
  • Background Twenty-five years ago attorneys representing ailing women in class action litigation against silicone breast implant manufacturers made the procedural error of defining silicone-induced toxicity in the courtroom before it was properly studied in the exam room. This aberrant methodology perverted the proper research process, rendered verification of any real disease elusive, and cemented the groundwork for a repeat public health crisis potentially affecting two million women in the… CONTINUE READING

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