|제목||[ISAPS notice]Allergan withdraws BIOCELL Textured Breast Implants|
[ISAPS notice]Allergan withdraws BIOCELL Textured Breast Implants and Tissue Expanders from the worldwide market
We would like to inform our members that Allergan today voluntarily withdrew BIOCELL Textured Breast Implants and Tissue Expanders from the worldwide market.
Effective immediately, healthcare providers should no longer implant new BIOCELL® textured breast implants and tissue expanders and unused products should be returned to Allergan. Allergan will provide additional information to customers about how to return unused products.
Thus, the breast implant manufacturer followed a request of the US FDA, which was based on new available data.
It is emphasized again that there is still no recommendation to remove or replace textured breast implants from patients without symptoms.
This global recall does not affect Allergan’s NATRELLE® smooth or MICROCELL® breast implants and tissue expanders.
Allergan has set up the
U.S. healthcare providers with questions regarding this announcement can contact Medical Information at 1-800-678-1605 option #2 or IR-Medcom@allergan.com.
For all other countries, please use the contact details at the following link on Allergan’s website: Allergan Global Medical Information Contacts.