Cohesive Silicone Gel Breast Implants in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery

@article{Brown2005CohesiveSG,
  title={Cohesive Silicone Gel Breast Implants in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery},
  author={Mitchell H. Brown and Robert L Shenker and Samuel A. Silver},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={116},
  pages={768-779}
}
Background: Cohesive silicone gel breast implants are composed of a textured silicone elastomer shell and are filled with cohesive silicone gel. Cohesive gel is formed by increasing the number of cross-links between gel molecules, which results in an implant that has better retention of shape and is less likely to fold or collapse, especially in the upper pole. Methods: The initial 150 consecutive patients who received cohesive gel breast implants by the senior author (Brown) were included in… 
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