Carboxy-methyl cellulose hydrogels used to fill breast implants: a 15-year experience

Carboxy-methyl cellulose hydrogels used to fill breast implants: a 15-year experience Eur J Plast Surg (2001) 24:177–178 DOI 10.1007/s002380100274 INVITED COMMENTAR Y G.-F. Maillard Carboxy-methyl cellulose hydrogels used to fill breast implants: a 15-year experience Published online: 1 August 2001 © Springer-Verlag 2001 Henri Arion is a very clever and significant man in the Searching for a new very biocompatible filler, Arion in- field of breast implants. He was really one of the first in vestigated the hydrogel made by methyl cellulose. In fact, the world to produce an inflatable prosthesis; this was in the first idea was to use hydroxy-methyl cellulose. Arion the early 1960s. My old masters, such as Paul Tessier, gave this concept to the new manager of his former compa- told me the story of the international congress in Rome ny, renamed PIP (Poly Implant Prothèse, La-Seine-sur-mer, in 1965, to which Arion invited two implanted women Toulon, France), directed by Jean-Claude Mas, since 1983 with such prosthesis. Many well known participants at (we should remember that PIP was the first to manufacture this congress were able to palpate the breasts and were a prefilled saline prosthesis). This new hydrogel PIP pros- convinced by this first European “publication” of inflat- thesis had considerable success in Europe, between http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Carboxy-methyl cellulose hydrogels used to fill breast implants: a 15-year experience

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/carboxy-methyl-cellulose-hydrogels-used-to-fill-breast-implants-a-15-LeE4PWcJcg
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 2001 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s002380100274
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Eur J Plast Surg (2001) 24:177–178 DOI 10.1007/s002380100274 INVITED COMMENTAR Y G.-F. Maillard Carboxy-methyl cellulose hydrogels used to fill breast implants: a 15-year experience Published online: 1 August 2001 © Springer-Verlag 2001 Henri Arion is a very clever and significant man in the Searching for a new very biocompatible filler, Arion in- field of breast implants. He was really one of the first in vestigated the hydrogel made by methyl cellulose. In fact, the world to produce an inflatable prosthesis; this was in the first idea was to use hydroxy-methyl cellulose. Arion the early 1960s. My old masters, such as Paul Tessier, gave this concept to the new manager of his former compa- told me the story of the international congress in Rome ny, renamed PIP (Poly Implant Prothèse, La-Seine-sur-mer, in 1965, to which Arion invited two implanted women Toulon, France), directed by Jean-Claude Mas, since 1983 with such prosthesis. Many well known participants at (we should remember that PIP was the first to manufacture this congress were able to palpate the breasts and were a prefilled saline prosthesis). This new hydrogel PIP pros- convinced by this first European “publication” of inflat- thesis had considerable success in Europe, between

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Aug 1, 2001

There are no references for this article.

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve Freelancer

DeepDyve Pro

Price
FREE
$49/month

$360/year
Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed
Create lists to
organize your research
Export lists, citations
Read DeepDyve articles
Abstract access only
Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles
Print
20 pages/month
PDF Discount
20% off