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June 18, 2007

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Carolyn Wolf

A test already exists to show presence of the heavy metal, Platinum in urine, hair or nails. Five years after my ruptured implants were removed, my Platinum level was shown to be 39 times normal (as established by CDC and OSHA.) A blood test does not show the presence. If truth is told about the results, perhaps there would be less damage to organs and joints, caused by the leakage of the heavy metal, solvents, and other chemicals present in the implants..

Matt

I'm not a doctor, but this sounds like a pretty good idea to me. I work with a plastic surgeon who performs breast enhancement on Long Island, and he's actually participating in the study of the "form stable" silicone implants, which are called "gummy bears" in the popular media. From what I understand, the expected benefit of this implant type is no migration of silicone in the event of rupture. I'm for anything to make implants safer and more durable, and mabye and combination of technologies/tests is needed.

Saline implants

Silicon doesn't lick. It's solid like a gunny bear. Saline implants can leak, cause they have a liquid inside.

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