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British say French are wrong – industrial PIP silicon breast implants are fine

WILL the British Government command British women to remove the faulty implants made by Marseille’s–based Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP), the French company killed off by news that it used industrial silicon (used in electrical insulation and mattresses) in breast implants?

In the UK, at least 40,000 women have bought the PIP implants.

In France, the country’s Health Ministry will meet the cost of the implants removal. The implants are not killers and the French see it “as a precautionary measure”. Moreover, any woman who had the implants following breast cancer surgery can have news ones fitted at the expense of the State. Will the British Government do likewise?

No.

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Posted: 23rd, December 2011 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (2)