NHS report: PIP implants do not cause long-term health threat

PIP breast implants are not toxic and do not cause any long-term threat to health, the NHS Medical Director's expert group has found.

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PIP implants do not cause any long-term threats to health. Credit: REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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PiPs 'not a major health risk'

PiP breast implants do not cause a long-term health threat but do have a higher rate of rupturing than other implants, according to the NHS Medical Director’s expert group.