All tagged Silicone Gel Implants
I would highly recommend this life saving video for anyone with breast cancer thinking about reconstruction or anyone thinking about getting any type of implants in their body!!!!
Dr. Jan Willem Cohen Tervaert is basically from The Netherlands. He is a graduate of the Medical School, Groningen, the Netherlands. In 1993, he became Medical specialist with clinics in different locations; specialization: disorders such as systemic auto-immune diseases, vasculitis, foreign body reactions, immune defiencies and unsolved clinical problems.
He was appointed as Head of the Immunology Laboratory as well as Medical specialist, Department of Internal Medicine, Reumatology and Gastro-enterology in University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht in 2000. In 2012, he was appointed as Research Director, Franciscus Gasthuis & Vlietland, Rotterdam.
There is slow leakage (“bleeding”) of the silicone gel from the implants through the semi-permeable membrane envelope and also into and through the capsule that surrounds the implants.
This is picked up by the microphages (scavenger cells) of our immune system and is broken down inside these cells which travel all over the body.