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Breast Implant Illness: What Do We Know Right Now?

Dr. Frank DellaCroce from the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery discusses illness linked to different types of breast implants, the Allergan textured implant recall, and what to do if you have an implant and are concerned.
Sep 17, 2019
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In this podcast, Dr. DellaCroce discusses illness linked to breast implants, the Allergan textured implant recall, as well as how he is counseling his patients.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. DellaCroce discuss:

  • the differences between textured and smooth implants, as well as the differences between silicone-filled and saline-filled implants and the theories as to why textured and silicone implants are linked to disease

  • what breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma is and how it is treated

  • what to do if you have an implant and are concerned

About the guest
 
Frank DellaCroce-suit-headshot
Frank J. DellaCroce, MD, FACS

Affiliations: St. Charles Surgical Hospital, Center for Restorative Breast Surgery

Areas of specialization: plastic surgery, breast reconstruction, plastic
and reconstructive microsurgery

Dr. Frank DellaCroce, or "Dr. D" as he has come to be known, is a founding partner of the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery and St. Charles Surgical Hospital in New Orleans. Board-certified in plastic surgery, Dr. D has performed thousands of reconstructive procedures,
both for women diagnosed with breast cancer and women at high risk of the disease who choose to have prophylactic breast removal. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of numerous professional societies, including the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, and the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. He also has been named one of the “Best Doctors in America.”

— Last updated on February 11, 2022, 9:31 PM

 
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This podcast episode made possible by the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery.

 
 
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