Simon Barr

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Capsular contracture poses a significant clinical and scientific research challenge for breast surgeons. Some researchers have pointed to the surface features of implant devices as being responsible for the potential tightening and hardening of the surrounding capsule. In this article, the authors review the history and development of breast implant design,(More)
A 42-year-old, African-American man presented with a 2-month history of weight loss and fever for 2 weeks. Presumptive diagnoses of human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome were made on the basis of a CD4 lymphocyte count of 23 lymphocytes/mL. Chest x-ray revealed right paratracheal adenopathy and a miliary(More)
The aim of this study is to provide long-term outcome data, at least 10 years, following laparoscopic colposuspension. The study includes a control group who underwent open colposuspension. A consecutive series of 139 women who had undergone laparoscopic colposuspension were reviewed and compared to 52 women who had an open colposuspension in the same unit.(More)