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Heavy Metals in Breast Implant Capsules and Breast Tissue: Findings from the Systemic Symptoms in Women—Biospecimen Analysis Study: Part 2 Print
Roger Wixtrom, PhD, Caroline Glicksman, MD, MSJ, Marshall Kadin, MD, Marisa Lawrence, MD, Melinda Haws, MD, Sarah Ferenz, BA, James Sung, MD, FCAP, Patricia McGuire, MD

Aesthetic Surgery Journal, sjac106  

Background: Breast Implant Illness (BII), as described in recent medical literature and by social media, describes a range of symptoms in patients with breast implants for which there are no physical findings or laboratory results that explain their symptoms.

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