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A Long-Term Study of Outcomes, Complications, and Patient Satisfaction with Breast Implants
Background: Breast implants have been used worldwide for more than 40 years. Despite extensive clinical experience, there is continued concern about the safety of these devices. The purpose of thisExpand
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The Fate of Breast Implants: A CriticalAnalysis of Complications and Outcomes
Complications and outcomes were monitored following the implantation of 1655 breast implants over a 15-year period. Smooth, polyurethane, and textured implants were used in a variety of clinicalExpand
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Surgical Delay of the Nipple–Areolar Complex: A Powerful Technique to Maximize Nipple Viability Following Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy
ObjectivesNipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) improves cosmetic outcome of mastectomy, but many patients are not candidates for this procedure because of concerns about nipple-areolar viability. SurgicalExpand
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Knowledge, Concern, and Satisfaction Among Augmentation Mammaplasty Patients
Eighty-five patients with augmentation mammaplasty were surveyed. Patients were polled about knowledge of risks, level of concern, awareness of media publicity, incidence of complications, and degreeExpand
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Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy.
  • J. Jensen
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American College of Surgeons
  • 2018
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An improved technique for creation of the inframammary fold in silicone implant breast reconstruction.
A "lipo-fascial" flap is described for creation of the inframammary fold in patients undergoing breast reconstruction with silicone implants. We have employed this technique in 13 patients. The foldExpand
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Factors affecting mammographic visualization of the breast after augmentation mammaplasty.
OBJECTIVE To measure the effect of various parameters on mammographic visualization of the breast after augmentation mammaplasty. DESIGN Preoperative and postoperative mammography was performed inExpand
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Comparative Experience with Smooth and Polyurethane Breast Implants Using the Kaplan-Meier Method of Survival Analysis
Smooth-walled silicone implants have been widely used in breast surgery. Capsular contracture, causing undesirable firmness and spherical deformity, has been a common problem. Recent studies suggestExpand
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Pulmonary lymphoma in cardiac transplant patients treated with okt3 for rejection: Diagnosis by fine‐needle aspiration
At Hines VA Hospital, three out of 38 cardiac transplant patients, who were 9, 10, and 14 mo post‐surgery and treated with immunosuppressive drugs, including OKT3 prophylaxis for acute rejection,Expand
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The Influence of a Brief Preoperative Illness on Postoperative Healing
In a study of wound healing at high altitude, subcutaneously implanted PTFE tubes were used to stimulate and measure accumulation of wound hydroxyproline (an index of collagen) in 26 patients who hadExpand
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