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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.

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PiP breast implants 'not a health risk' despite high rupture rate

There was good news today for women who were given faulty breast implants filled with non-medical silicone.

A group of NHS experts said the gel inside the PiP Implants was not toxic or cancer-causing, and should not lead to long-term problems.

However, the bad news is that the implants are twice as likely to rupture as other brands.

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