The monobloc hydrogel breast implant, experiences and ideas

The monobloc hydrogel breast implant, experiences and ideas This study is focused on the properties of the monobloc hydrogel (MH) breast implant, which has been around for more than 30 years, and to see how it behaves with regard to health complaints as sometimes seen in some patients who had received silicone gel (SG) breast implants. Patients responded to a questionnaire examining their experience with breast implants. Three groups were included. First, the control group ( n = 34) of women without breast implants. Second, a C group of women ( n = 42) who began and remained on the MH implant. Third, the B group of women who had their silicone gel implant replaced by the MH implant. In the B1 subgroup ( n = 22), a capsulectomy was also performed. In the B2 subgroup ( n = 13), the replacement was carried out without a capsulectomy. The C group behaved very much like the control group. The women of the B group experienced an improvement of their complaints and the improvement was even better after a capsulectomy. The only difference between the MH and SG implants is the content of the implant. The satisfaction of women with MH implants is generally high and not or hardly associated with health complaints. In women with SG implants and health complaints, these complaints can be relieved by replacement of the implants by MH implants. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

The monobloc hydrogel breast implant, experiences and ideas

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Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 2012 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-011-0591-0
Publisher site
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References

  • Carboxy-methyl cellulose hydrogels used to fill breast implants: 15 years of experience
    Arion, H
  • The immunopathology of siliconosis
    Shanklin, DR; Smalley, DL

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