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Working Toward a Solution: The Unanswered Questions About Silicone Gel Breast ImplantsThe Unanswered Questions About Silicone Gel Breast Implants

Rod J. Rohrich, MD; and Dinah Wan, MD
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This article was published at www.annals.org on 10 November 2015.

From University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.

Disclosures: Authors have disclosed no conflicts of interest. Forms can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M15-2307.

Requests for Single Reprints: Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 1801 Inwood Road, Dallas, TX 75390-9132; e-mail, Rod.Rohrich@UTSouthwestern.edu.

Current Author Addresses: Drs. Rohrich and Wan: Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 1801 Inwood Road, Dallas, TX 75390-9132.

Ann Intern Med. 2016;164(3):201-202. doi:10.7326/M15-2307
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In this issue, Balk and colleagues perform an updated review of the long-term health outcomes of silicone gel breast implants. The editorialists discuss the importance of optimization of data collection and transparency to further research efforts in this arena as well as adherence to national and manufacturer guidelines for reporting patient events.

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