"I have this sinking feeling that after the victory
handed to medical device manufacturers on a silver platter by the United
States Supreme Court decision in Riegel v.
Medtronic, they are in need of even more oversight and
circumspection." - Michael B.
United States Supreme
Court rules that any medical device manufacturer whose
medical device has been
approved for use by the FDA may not be sued even if the
medical device fails to
perform as advertised.
"I have enlarged the breasts of
thousands of women with silicone implants since they were first introduced in
I even wrote articles in favor of silicone.
came to see me in 1992. At age 32, she had at least three breast surgeries, and
each time her breasts became rock-hard and painful. We replaced the silicone
with smooth saline implants. Within a short time these too became hard, as did
the next set. Paula insisted on having her implants removed. She would not heed
my warnings about deformity and scarring, which we had all been told inevitably
follows removal without replacement.
To my surprise,
she looked terrific - normal, albeit
smaller - and she felt better.
Paula's problem turned out to be common:
Most breasts with silicone gel implants become hard with time. It's called
capsular contracture. All foreign objects in the body get encapsulated - just
as the tissue around a splinter gets hard - until the foreign body is removed.
Women with capsular contracture often end up with disfigured breasts and pain.
Recently I saw Helen S., 71, who had implants 23 years ago. Her breasts
also had hardened and become painful. In addition, an MRI showed rupture of the
implants and calcification of the surrounding scar tissue. When I removed the
implants, the cavity was filled with gooey, liquid silicone that had ruptured;
there was virtualy no implant wall left.
In the last 14 years, I have
removed implants from almost 1,000 women.
I have found
roughly 50% of their implants have ruptured within 10 years, and more than 70%
have ruptured within 15 years.
We are still not sure of all the
places where the micro-droplets of silicone end up, though I have found it in
Despite these known hazards, the FDA, under pressure from
implant manufacturers, plastic surgeons and patients, is allowing as of January
2007, a new generation of silicone implants in women age 22 and over.
To monitor women's health, the FDA will require women who receive
implants to have regular MRls and has recommended that the implants be replaced
every 10 years.
It is a pity that women will become
the experimental lab rats for these
Most plastic surgeons
vehemently deny any connection
between health complaints and leaking silicone implants.
I have seen a disturbing number
of patients with symptoms, including
joint pain, muscle pain,
patterns, depression and hair
loss, that clear up when implants are removed.
Last year, I
completed a review of the last 500 gel implant removals I performed, and found
that more than half the women had similar symptoms, ranging from mild to
artificial breasts are a deformity that flouts medical standards and plastic
surgeons definition of "cosmetic" - often encouraged by the media, which
celebrates these water balloons for self-esteem. I no longer perform cosmetic
breast augmentation." - Edward Melmed, MD
seeking breast implants have a higher-than-average risk of underlying
Women with breast implants are three times more
likely to kill themselves according to British Medical
"The slippery slope is if you go to a surgeon to
problems they will not be fixed." - Psychiatrist Mark I. Levy,
University of California, San Francisco
One the best examples of the way in which science was disregarded
by GW Bush,
just like his father
before him, is the way in which an advertising campaign was gutted to
placate the processed food
industry at the expense of the health of tens of millions of Americans.
The Health and Human Services Department had prepared a series
of public service announcements touting the benefits of breast feeding.
Once the food processors that manufacture infant formula heard about
the public service announcements they contacted GW Bush administration
officials and had the public announcement campaign "softened."
Information based on valid scientific research that would have made it
likely for women to chose breast feeding over infant formula is withdrawn.
It is well known within the medical and scientific communities that
breast fed infants are more healthy than those fed infant formula.
Unfortunately most American women do not have the information necessary
to make an informed
decision about breast feeding.
2006 Over a billion dollars worth of infant
formula is sold in the US.
Formula fed infants
likely to develop asthma;
likely to develop intestinal problems;
50% more likely to develop inner
40% more likely to develop
likely to experience sudden death syndrome;
20% more likely to develop
"The problem with formula companies is
that they're marketing a
product clearly inferior to breast
Lawrence M. Gartner,
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Academy of Pediatrics issues a policy statement crediting
breast milk with reducing the incidence or severity of bacterial infections,
sudden infant death syndrome, diabetes,
asthma, obesity and some
No infant formula can compete, nutritionally or
immunologically, with human mammary milk tailored to the precise needs of
individual human infants.
2008 Animals and humans digesting
50,000 children are sickened.
At least four infants die after consuming
melamine tainted infant formula.
April 3, 2009 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC) has found that 15 brands of infant formula are contaminated with
brands account for 87% of milk based infant formula US sales.
a potent thyroid toxin that
may interfere with fetal and infant brain development.
The study found
that reconstituting the formula with water that has levels as low as 4ppb of
perchlorate would cause 54% of infants to exceed "safe" dosage levels of the
2010 Lanzhou University finds ingestion of
melamine leads to rapid
aggregation of metabolites cyanuric acid diamide (ammeline) and cyanuric acid
building uric acid kidney stones which lead to renal failure.
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