FDA surveillance studies on breast implants

While there was a dearth of epidemiologic studies on breast implants, there was no lack of reports to the FDA's adverse event reporting systems on breast implants. The FDA receives reports of adverse events on all medical devices through its national reporting program. These adverse events are received from manufacturers, importers, user facilities, and voluntarily from concerned individuals. In order to review all reports on breast implants received by the FDA, three adverse event databases...