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The EU proposes tougher standards on medical devices and implants after investigations showed...

The EU proposes tougher standards on medical devices and implants after investigations showed hundreds of thousands of women were at risk from substandard silicone implants. Independent assessment of manufacturers and increased product testing could result from the new legislation.
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  • Tony Petroski
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    EU Brussel Sprouts: You don't need more pages of regulations. Simply turn loose the plaintiff's bar.

     

    America's next big export?
    26 Sep 2012, 09:07 AM Reply Like
  • Xavier Alvarado
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    should EU do that, they'll end up with an increasing healthcare overhead as in the US... not the best path in my view.
    26 Sep 2012, 10:09 AM Reply Like
  • jpate
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    America's plaintiff attorneys have had a ball with silicone implantsfor over 20 years. Except for "wealth transfer" to lawyers, little effect.
    Complaints are almost always greatly overblown. What's the Science?
    26 Sep 2012, 01:13 PM Reply Like
  • Roxieanne
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    Silicone implants for glamour is a choice that people make----for what. Certainly not a medical necessity.

     

    The only sensible use that I know is for women who have breast cancer in one breast and want to appear natural.

     

    European women should Learn from American women and the lawsuits and the failures.

     

    I got here because of BSX , sure hope BSX is not at risk for the implants of silicon and whatever the latest is.
    27 Sep 2012, 10:44 AM Reply Like
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