Publications

ABDR 2017 Report:

Download your copy of the 2017 report, inclusive of 2012 – 2017.

ABDR 2016 Report: 

Download your copy of the 2016 ABDR Report or the infographic summary .

Please note, each ABDR report is a milestone for the registry, however the data does not give a national snapshot of breast device surgery in Australia. The ABDR is still enrolling surgeons and their patients into the registry.  


Published papers about the ABDR and registries:

  • Ahern S, Hopper I, Loh E. Qualified privilege legislation to support clinician quality assurance: balancing professional and public interests. Med J Aust. 2019 Mar 29. doi: 10.5694/mja2.50124. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 30924536
  • Vishwanath S, Ng N, Cooter R, Elder E, Moore C, Pusic A, Hopper I. Establishing patient-reported outcome measures for the Breast Device Registry. ANZ J Surg. 2019 Mar;89(3):266-267. || doi: 10.1111/ans.14969
  • Ng S, Pusic A, Parker E, Vishwanath S, Cooter RD, Elder E, Moore C, McNeil JJ, Hopper I. Patient-Reported Outcome Measures for Breast Implant Surgery: A Pilot Study, Aesthet Surg J. 2019 Feb 3. pii: sjz023. doi: 10.1093/asj/sjz023. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Cooter RD, Hopper I, McNeil JJ. Retention of medical records of patients with high-risk medical devices, Med J Aust 2018; 209 (10): 461. || doi: 10.5694/mja18.00724 
  • Becherer BE, Spronk PER, Mureau MAM, Mulgrew S, Perks AGB, Stark B, Pusic AL, Lumenta DB, Hopper I, Cooter RD, Rakhorst HA. High risk device registries: Global value, costs, and sustainable funding. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. Jun 12 2018 . pii: S1748-6815(18)30203-1. || doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2018.05.048. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Hopper I, Ahern S, Nguyen T, Mulvany C, McNeil J,  Deva A, Klein H, Stark B, Rakhorst H, Cooter R. Breast Implant Registries: A Call to Action. Aesthetic Surgery Journal, May 3 2018 ||doi: org/10.1093/asj/sjx153
  • Ahern S, Evans S, Hopper I, Zalcberg J. Towards a strategy for clinical quality registries in Australia. Australian Health Review, Feb 8 2018. ||doi.org/10.1071/AH17201
  • Hopper I, Best R, McNeil J, Mulvany C, Moore C, Elder E, Pase E, Cooter RD, Evans S. Pilot for the Australian Breast Device Registry (ABDR): a national opt-out clinical quality registry for breast device surgery. BMJ Open 2017;7:e017778. ||doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017778
  • Brightman L, Ng N, Ahern S, Cooter RD, Hopper I. Cosmetic tourism for breast augmentation: a systematic review. ANZ Journal of Surgery 2017, Dec 3. ||doi:10.1111/ans.14326
  • Hopper I, Ahern S, McNeil J, Deva A, Elder E, Moore C, Cooter RD. Improving the safety of breast implants: implant-associated lymphoma. Med J Aust 2017; 207 (5): 185-186. || doi: 10.5694/mja17.00005
  • Rakhorst HA,  Mureau M,  Cooter RD, McNeil JJ, van Hooff M, van der Hulst R, Hommes J, Hoornweg M, Moojen-Zaal, Liem P, Mathijssen IMJ. The new opt-out Dutch national Breast Implant Registry – Lessons learnt from the road to implementation. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2017 May 12. pii: S1748-6815(17)30156-0.|| doi:10.1016/j.bjps.2017.04.003 
  • Loch-Wilkison A, Beath KJ, Knight R, Fick Wessels WL, Magnusson M, Papadopoulos T, Connell T, Lofts J, Locke M, Hopper I, Cooter R, Vickery K, Joshi PA, Prince M, Deva AK. Breast implant associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma in Australia and New Zealand – higher risk for macrotextured implants supports a bacterial etiology. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2017, May 5.|| doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003654.
  • Ahern S, Hopper I, Evans S. Clinical quality registries for clinician-level reporting: strengths and limitations. Med J Aust. 2017 June; 206: 427-9.|| doi: 10.5694/mja16.00659
  • Hopper I, Ahern S, Best RL, McNeil JJ, Cooter RD.  Australian Breast Device Registry: breast device safety transformed. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2017 Jan;87: 9–10.|| doi:10.1111/ans.13819.
  • Wilcox N, McNeil JJ. Clinical quality registries have the potential to drive improvements in the appropriateness of care. Med J Aust 2016; 205 (10 Suppl): S21-S26. || doi: 10.5694/mja15.00921 
  • Scott Anna Mae. Health technology assessment in Australia: a role for clinical registries?. Australian Health Review. 2016;41, 19-25.|| doi.org/10.1071/AH15109.
  • Ray S, Nishimura R, Clarke S, et al. Maintaining good clinical practice: publication of outcomes and handling of outliers. 
  • Cooter RD, Barker S, Carroll SM, Evans GR, von Fritschen U, Hoflehner H, Le Louarn C, Lumenta DB, Mathijssen IM, McNeil J, Mulgrew S, Mureau MA, Perks G, Rakhorst H, Randquist C, Topaz M, Verheyden C, de Waal J. International importance of robust breast device registries. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Feb;135(2):330-6.|| doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000000885.
  • Gagliardi AR, Umoquit M, Lehoux P et al. Identifying optimal postmarket surveillance strategies for medical and surgical devices: implications for policy, practice and research. BMJ Qual Saf
  • Evans SM, Scott IA, Johnson NP, Cameron PA, McNeil JJ. Development of clinical-quality registries in Australia: the way forward. Med J Aust. 2011 Apr 4;194(7):360-3. ||PMID: 21470087.
  • Evans S, Bohensky M, Cameron P, McNeil J. A survey of Australian clinical registries: can quality of care be measured? Intern Med J. 2011 Jan;41(1a):42-8. ||doi: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2009.02068.x.