Polypropylene breast implants, also known as string breast implants, are a form of breast implant using polypropylene developed by Dr. Gerald W. Johnson.
The most commonly used implant in the UK is silicone.
Find out about faulty PIP breast implants, including why they are banned, and the latest safety information on removal and replacement.
Elizabeth Starr, from Los Angeles, had now-illegal 'string' implants 15 years ago to boost her career - but says her life has been ruined by her.
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