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BREASTFEEDING AND BREAST IMPLANTS

Selected Bibliography April 2003

Angell, M. Science on Trial: The Clash of Medical Evidence and the Law in the Breast Implant Case. W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 1996; pp. 81, 148.

AAP Committee on Drugs. The transfer of drugs and other chemicals into human milk. Pediatrics 2001-9;108(3):776-89

Bartel, D.R. To the Editor--Sclerodermalike esophageal disease in children of mothers with silicone breast implants. JAMA 1994 (September 14); 272(10):767.

Bejarano, M.A. et al. Determination of low levels of silicones in human breast milk by the aqueous silanol functionality test. Midland, MI: Dow Corning Corporation, 1991. Report No. 1991-10000-36332.

Berger K. & Bostwick III J. What women want to know about breast implants. 2nd Edition. Quality Medical Publishing 1998

Berlin C., Silicone implants and breastfeeding. ABM News and Views 1998;4(4): 25,32.

Berlin, Jr. C.M. Silicone breast implants and breastfeeding. Breastfeeding Abstr 1996 (February); 15(3):17-18.

Berlin, Jr., C.M. Silicone breast implants and breast-feeding. Pediatrics 1994 (October); 94(4)pt1:547-49.

Briggs, G.G. et al. Silicone breast implants (including Commentary). Update 1994 (June); 7(2):9, 13-16.

Brody, G.S. To the Editor--Sclerodermalike esophageal disease in children of mothers with silicone breast implants. JAMA 1994 (September 14); 272(10):770.

Bruning, N. Breast Implants: Everything You Need To Know. Hunter House Inc. 1995; pp. 92-93.

Cook, R.R. To the Editor--Sclerodermalike esophageal disease in children of mothers with silicone breast implants. JAMA 1994 (September 14); 272(10):767-68.

Crase, B.L. and Mohrbacher, N. (interview by O'Neil, C., April 1993). La Leche League International. CNN (television). Breast implant story, aired multiple times in August 1993.

Crase, B.L. La Leche League International. Dear Friend (breast implant letter). May, 1996.

Epstein, W.A. silicone breast implants and breast feeding. J Rheumatol 1997; 24(5):1013.

Epstein, W.A. To the Editor--Sclerodermalike esophageal disease in children of mothers with silicone breast implants. JAMA 1994 (September 14); 272(10):768.

Flick, J.A. Silicone implants and esophageal dysmotility; are breast-fed infants at risk? JAMA 1994; 271(3):240-41.

Flick, J.A. In Reply--Sclerodermalike esophageal disease in children of mothers with silicone breast implants. JAMA 1994 (September 14); 272(10):770.

Food & Drug Administration, U.S.Government. Illness and conditions elsewhere in the body and breast implants (pamphlet). 1999-10;n:1-5.

Grigg, M. et al, Editors, Institute of Medicine. Information for women about the safety of silicone breast implants. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C. 2000

Guerette, P.H. The silicone breast implant controversy. Can Nurse 1995; 91(2):31-37.

Hale, T. Silicone breast implants. Medications and Mothers' Milk 1997; Pharmasoft Medical Publishing; pp. 534-35.

Hoshaw, S.J. Silicone breast implants and breast feeding. J Rheumatol 1997; 24(5):1014.

Hurst, N. Breastfeeding after breast augmentation. J Human Lactation 2003-2;19(1):70-71.

Javaid, M.& Shibu M. Breast implant infection following nipple piercing. Br J Plastic Surgery 1999;52(8):676.

Jordan, M.E. et al. Should breast-feeding by women with silicone implants be recommended? Arch Ped Adolesc Med 1996; 150(8):880-81.

Kjoller K. et al. Health outcomes in offspring of mothers with breast implants Pediatrics 1998-11; 102(5):1112-15.

Kjoller K. et al. Health outcomes in offspring of Danish mothers with cosmetic breast implants. Ann Plast Surg 2002-3; 48(3):238-45

Levine, J.L. et al. Silicone breast implants and breast feeding. J Rheumatol 1997; 24(5):1014-15.

Levine, J.J. et al. Lack of autoantibody expression in children born to mothers with silicone breast implants. Pediatrics 1996; 97(2):243-45.

Levine, J.J. et al. Increased urinary NO3- + NO2- and neopterin excretion in children breast fed by mothers with silicone breast implants: evidence for macrophage activation. J Rheumatol 1996; 23(6):1083-87.

Levine, J.J. and Ilowite, N.T. Sclerodermalike esophageal disease in children breast-fed by mothers with silicone breast implants. JAMA 1994; 271(3):213-16. Correction of incorrect study design in abstract--JAMA 1994; 272(10):770.

Levine, J.J. and Ilowite, N.T. In Reply--Sclerodermalike esophageal disease in children of mothers with silicone breast implants. JAMA 1994 (September 14); 272(10):769-70.

Levine, M.D. To the Editor--Sclerodermalike esophageal disease in children of mothers with silicone breast implants. JAMA 1994 (September 14); 272(10):769.

Liau, M. et al. To the Editor--Sclerodermalike esophageal disease in children of mothers with silicone breast implants. JAMA 1994 (September 14); 272(10):769.

Ludgate, S. Breast implants and breast-feeding. CMO's Update 1994; 2:6.

Marwick, C. Are they real? IOM Report on Breast Implant Problems. JAMA 99-7-28;282(4):314-14

Mohrbacher, N. Breastfeeding with silicone breast implants: Are there risks?Medela Rental Roundup 1994-Summer 11(3):8-9

Placik, O.J. To the Editor--Sclerodermalike esophageal disease in children of mothers with silicone breast implants. JAMA 1994 (September 14); 272(10):768-69.

Raso, D.S. and Greene, W.B. Silicone breast implants: pathology. Ultrastructural Pathology 1997; 21(3):263-71.

Russano, J. et al. (interview) Children Afflicted by Toxic Substances/CATS. CBS Street Stories (television). Breast implant story, aired December 10, 1992.

Sanchez-Guerrero, J. et al. Silicone breast implants and the risk of connective-tissue diseases and symptoms. N Engl J Med 1995-6-22;332(25):1666-70

Semple, J. et al. Breast milk contamination and silicone implants: Preliminary results using silicon as a proxy measurement for silicone. Plast Reconstr Surg 1998; 102(2):528-533.

Signorello, L.B. et al. Offspring health risk after cosmetic breast implantation in Sweden. Ann Plast Surg 2001-3; 46(3):279-86

Strom, S.S. et al. Cosmetic saline breast implants: a survey of satisfaction, breast-feeding experience, cancer screening, and health. Plast Reconstr Surg 1997; 100(6):1553-57.

Teuber, S.S. and Gershwin, M.E. Autoantibodies and clinical rheumatic complaints in two children of women with silicone gel breast implants. Int Arch Allergy Immunol 1994; 103:105-08.

Tugwell, P. et al. Do silicone breast implants cause rheumatologic disorders? Arthritis & Rheumatism 2001-11; 44(11):2477-2484

U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Breast implants An information update. March 1996; pages 15,22-23,30-31.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Devices and Radiological Health. Breast implants: www.fda.gov/cdrh/breastimplants/index.html, 2002, cited November 1, 2003.

Vasey, F.B. and Feldstein, J. The Silicone Breast Implant Controversy: What Women Need To Know. Crossing Press, 1993; pp. 40-41.

Williams, A.F. Silicone breast implants, breastfeeding, and scleroderma. Lancet 1994; 343:1043-44.

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