2022 BIHS RESOURCES

Patient Resources

As part of our efforts to spread the word and have you attend the Breast Implant Health Summit,

we would like to offer the following:

20% off for all Bii patients

50% off if you have 2 practitioners register

100% off if you have 3+ practitioners register

For your convenience, we have provided you below with a request letter and 2 flyers that you can use to send an email, post, or hand out at your next office visit.  

Printable BIHS Patient Practitioner Request Letter 2022

Printable BIHS Patient Flyer for Practitioner 2022

 

Printable BIHS Practitioner Flyer 2022

FDA

FDA updated 11/16/21 - What You Need to Know About Breast Implants

https://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/what-know-about-breast-implants

 

FDA 10/27/21 - FDA Strengthens Safety Requirements and Updates Study Results for Breast Implants

https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-strengthens-safety-requirements-and-updates-study-results-breast-implants

 

FDA updated 6/14/21 - Labeling for Approved Breast Implants (SSED)

https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/breast-implants/labeling-approved-breast-implants

FDA 8/20/20 - Medical Device Reports for Systemic Symptoms in Women with Breast Implants
https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/breast-implants/medical-device-reports-systemic-symptoms-women-breast-implants

FDA Update 8/20/20 - 7 Things You Should Know About Breast Implants
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=FxX4F5VByDw

FDA Updates Analysis of Medical Device Reports of Breast Implant Illness and Breast Implant-Associated Lymphoma | FDA August 20, 2020
https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-updates-analysis-medical-device-reports-breast-implant-illness-and-breast-implant-associated

FDA 8/20/20 - Medical Device Reports for Systemic Symptoms in Women with Breast Implants
https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/breast-implants/medical-device-reports-systemic-symptoms-women-breast-implants

FDA Update 8/20/20 - 7 Things You Should Know About Breast Implants
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=FxX4F5VByDw

FDA Update 8/20/20 Analysis of Medical Device Reports of Breast Implant Illness and Breast Implant-Associated Lymphoma | FDA 
https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-updates-analysis-medical-device-reports-breast-implant-illness-and-breast-implant-associated

 

FDA Update 6/29/20 Breast Implants - Certain Labeling Recommendations to Improve Patient Communication Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff

https://www.fda.gov/media/131885/download?fbclid=IwAR0h00BK_jJCGMLl7lcj9GxH_zyWgrtQ3Y2PskxIiuxnBCX_3Cn_u_jJhlI

FDA 5/18/20 Warning letter to Allergan and Ideal
https://www.fda.gov/inspections-compliance-enforcement-and-criminal-investigations/warning-letters/allergan-607690-05142020

FDA 5/14/20 - FDA issues warning letters to two breast implant manufacturers as part of ongoing efforts to protect patients

https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-issues-warning-letters-two-breast-implant-manufacturers-part-ongoing-efforts-protect-patients?utm_campaign=051420_PR_FDA%20issues%20warning%20letters%20to%20two%20breast%20implant%20manufacturers&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua&fbclid=IwAR3rMoyJDjin_SN-TFguIrSUVCGQF8NH8HdVgRysPFZ4R_9wuzMPTkksm_c
 

BIA-ALCL 

10/9/21 - 3rd  World Consensus Conference on BIA-ALCL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YYHSUPUyUJs&t=22567s

11/6-7/20 - 2nd World Consensus Conference on BIA-ALCL

https://www.mdanderson.org/education-training/professional-education/cme-conference-management/conferences/world-consensus-conference-on-breast-implant-associated-anaplast.html

PUBLICATIONS & STUDIES

9/7/21 - Outcomes of Implant Removal and Capsulectomy for Breast Implant Illness in 248 Patients

Jacob Y KatsnelsonJoseph R SpaniolJoshua C BuinewiczFrederick V RamseyBrian R Buinewicz 

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34513545/

 

3/21/21 - Autoimmune dysautonomia in women with silicone breast implants

Gilad Halpert, Abdulla Watad, Avishai M.Tsur, Arad Dotan, Hector Enrique Quiros-Lim, Harald Heidecke, Boris Gilburd, Josef Haik, Yair Levy, Miri Blank, Howard Amital, Yehuda Shoenfeld

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0896841121000391?fbclid=IwAR3wGmmZDJTjzKSCYS68gsHp23DNXnSykvuH68KGT6KAbMvI1O9GxzFXzNA

5/29/20 - Bilateral breast implant-associated chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL/SLL): A case report

Patrick P. BletsisLaura E. JanssenOtto VisserSaskia R. OffermanMichiel A. TellierLaurens Laterveer, and Peter Houptb

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7267678/?fbclid=IwAR0jotgUVyOUAinrxetQ3qjdkJ_U70DSv-NyIOo38EvORwcG4oo4FbID8RI

4/15/20 - Interleukin 17 and senescent cells regulate the foreign body response to synthetic material implants in mice and humans

Liam Chung, David R. Maestas Jr., Andriana Lebid, Ashlie Mageau, Gedge D. Rosson, Xinqun Wu1, Matthew T. Wolf, Ada J. Tam, Isabel Vanderzee, Xiaokun Wang, James I. Andorko, Hong Zhang, Radhika Narain, Kaitlyn Sadtler, Hongni Fan, Daniela Čiháková, Claude Jourdan Le Saux, Franck Housseau, Drew M. Pardoll, and ProfileJennifer H. Elisseeff

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32295900/

1/11/20 - 21-year-old silicone breast implants causing recurrent pneumonia, chest pain and coughing

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213007120300150

2017-2020 - 20 Publications with various topics involving breast implants

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Yara_Bachour

5/2017 - Autoinflammatory Syndrome Induced by Adjuvants (ASIA) Syndrome is Misguided

Arthur E. Brawer, M.D.

https://www.naturalmedicinejournal.com/journal/2017-05/autoinflammatory-syndrome-induced-adjuvants-asia-syndrome-misguided

2/9/16 - Gel Bleed and Rupture of Silicone Breast Implants Investigated by Light-, Electron Microscopy and Energy Dispersive X-ray Analysis of Internal Organs and Nervous Tissue

R.M. Kappel, L.L. Boer, and H. Dijkman

https://www.clinmedjournals.org/articles/cmrcr/clinical-medical-reviews-and-case-reports-cmrcr-3-087.pdf

9/20/21- Assessment of Silicone Particle Migration Among Women Undergoing Removal or Revision of Silicone Breast Implants in the Netherlands

Henry B. P. M. Dijkman, PhD1Inca Slaats, BSc1,2Peter Bult, PhD, MD2

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34542618/

7/2020 - Understanding Breast Implant Illness, Before and After Explantation

Wee, Corinne E. MD; Younis, Joseph BS; Isbester, Kelsey BS; Smith, Arvin BS; Wangler, Brooke; Sarode, Anuja L. MPHb; Patil, Nirav MBBS, MPH; Grunzweig, Katherine MD; Boas, Samuel BS; Harvey, Donald J. MD; Kumar, Anand R. MD; Feng, Lu-Jean MD

https://journals.lww.com/annalsplasticsurgery/fulltext/2020/07001/understanding_breast_implant_illness,_before_and.19.as