Are you having your breast implants removed?

You can help us to get answers by contributing to our ongoing research initiative

You are invited to participate in a study of the biological and immunological causes of breast implant capsular contracture, BIA-ALCL and other adverse events related to breast implants. The purpose of the study is to better understand the relationship between implants, infection and BIA-ALCL.

Project – Adverse Events Related to Breast Implants including Capsular Contracture, BIA-ALCL

The study is being conducted by Associate Professor Karen Vickery and Professor Anand Deva of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macqurie University.

Any information or personal details gathered in the course of the study are confidential. No individual will be identified in any publication of the results. All the data will be kept securely in a locked filing cabinet in a locked room at the Australian School of Advanced Medicine, Macquarie University.

Only study personnel will have access to the data. A summary of the results of the data can be made available to you on request by contacting either:

Associate Professor Karen Vickery or Professor Anand Deva,
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
2 Technology Pl, Macquarie University, NSW 2109.

Please click here to read the following research Patient Information and Consent Form.

Patient Breast Explant Form




I agree that I have read and understand the information regarding this BIA-ALCL Study. I agree to participate in this research, knowing that I can withdraw from further participation in the research at any time without consequence.