Scientific research polyurethane implants
There is a controversial discussion about a chemical used in polyurethane implants namely 2.4 toluene diamine.
Manufacturers and plastic surgeons say: it is safe 2009 >>
According NIH Toxnet it is a carcinogen and mutagen >>
An interesting fact: When somebody is sensitized to this substance it can not be excluded that it creates an allergic response
at very low exposure in future exposure.
Histological study on acute inflammatory reaction to polyurethane-coated silicone implants in rats 2008 >>
Pathology of lymph nodes from patients with breast implants: a histologic and spectroscopic evaluation 2005 >>
What exactly was wrong with the Trilucent breast implants? A unifying hypothesis 2004 >>
The history of Trilucent implants, and a chemical analysis of the triglyceride filler in 51 consecutively removed Trilucent breast prostheses 2002 >>
Magnetic resonance evaluation of breast implants and soft-tissue silicone 1998 >>
Citizen Petition Seeking a Medical Alert for All Women With Silicone Gel And Polyurethane Breast Implants 1995 >>
Exposure to toluenediamines from polyurethane-covered breast implants 1995 >>
Detection of toluenediamines in the urine of a patient with polyurethane-covered breast implants 1991 >>
Urinary excretion of free toluenediamines in a patient with polyurethane-covered breast implants 1991 >>
Toxic hydrolysis product from a biodegradable foam implant 1989 >>