Posts tagged “PIP implants”

PIP Implants 2 Years On

March 27th, 2014
PIP Implants 2 Years On

In 2010 the world’s media reported how there had been high levels of rupture with breast implants manufactured by Poly Implant Proth├Ęse (PIP). Many of the silicone breast implants produced by PIP were found to contain an unapproved and non-clinical grade silicone gel. Soon the founder of Pip, Jean Claude Mas, was convicted of aggravated […]

Damascus Hospital Launching Cosmetic Surgery Clinic

May 30th, 2012
Damascus Hospital Launching Cosmetic Surgery Clinic

Despite all the troubles occurring in Syria, it seems there is one bright spot for medicine. The Red Crescent Hospital in Damascus has just started work on a number of clinics involving treatment of cancer. While the overall theme is an oncology department, clinics are being created for chemotherapy, cosmetic surgery and dermatology. While the […]

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