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Fig. 2

From: Halo and spillover effect illustrations for selected beneficial medical devices and drugs

Fig. 2

Silicone Gel-Filled Breast Implant (SGBI) explantation procedures, percent of total operations (1981-2012). Open diamonds represent SGBI explantation procedures as a percentage of total procedures from 1989 to 1997. SGBI data from 1989 to 1997 were obtained from the American Society of Reconstructive Plastic Surgeons (ASRPS), according to the Institute of Medicine’s report on the Safety of Silicone Breast Implants. Closed circles represent SGBI explantation procedures as a percentage of total procedures during 1992, 1994, 1996, and from 2000 to 2012, as reported by The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Arrow indicates the 1991 United States Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) moratorium on SGBI

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