Titanium-coated polypropylene mesh (TiLoop Bra®)—an effective prevention for capsular contracture?

Titanium-coated polypropylene mesh (TiLoop Bra®)—an effective prevention for capsular... The quality of capsule structure around both tested implants differs significantly. Although capsules around TCPM-covered implants presented were thinner, they integrated with the mesh in a rigid cage structure capsule with higher infiltration of inflammatory cells caused by a significant foreign body reaction. TCPM-covered silicone implants showed no apparent advantage in the reduction of capsular contracture. On the other hand, the indication for using this material as a supportive soft tissue structure can be confirmed. Level of Evidence: not ratable, experimental study. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Titanium-coated polypropylene mesh (TiLoop Bra®)—an effective prevention for capsular contracture?

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Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright
Copyright © 2014 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-014-0947-3
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Abstract

The quality of capsule structure around both tested implants differs significantly. Although capsules around TCPM-covered implants presented were thinner, they integrated with the mesh in a rigid cage structure capsule with higher infiltration of inflammatory cells caused by a significant foreign body reaction. TCPM-covered silicone implants showed no apparent advantage in the reduction of capsular contracture. On the other hand, the indication for using this material as a supportive soft tissue structure can be confirmed. Level of Evidence: not ratable, experimental study.

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 1, 2014

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    Scheidbach, H; Tamme, C; Tannapfel, A; Lippert, H; Kockerling, F

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