Information for people with breast implants

Like any medical device, people with breast implants can experience complications during the immediate period after surgery or months or years later.

In very rare cases, breast implants can cause an immune cell cancer called breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL).

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Recommended management of a patient with a breast implant

Support for general practitioners in the assessment and management of patients with breast implants and possible complications, including:

  • breast pain
  • capsular contracture
  • breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL).
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RACGP webinar - Breast Implants: A guide for GPs

A 1 hour webinar, presented by Dr. Ashlea Broomfield, a General Practitioner and Professor Anand Deva.

The webinar provides guidance on managing patients with problems related to their breast implants and information on breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), its epidemiology and risk in Australia.

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Current as at: Friday 7 August 2020