Information for general practitioners – textured breast implants

In Central Queensland, News, Sunshine Coast, Wide Bay by Jasmin Midgley

Queensland Health has started notifying all women identified as having received textured breast implants or tissue expanders associated with increased risk of Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL.)

Please note GPs will be contacted if they have patients who are affected.

Read the Queensland Health notice here.

 

For information about the recall and risks of breast implants, visit:

conditions.health.qld.gov.au/HealthCondition/condition/21/52/830/breast-implant-associated-anaplastic-large-ceor

Information on the TGA regulatory actions for breast implant devices at:

www.tga.gov.au/alert/update-safety-and-performance-concerns-suspended-breast-implants