Early Experience of the Use of Cohesive Silicone Implants for Breast Reconstruction

@inproceedings{Li2011EarlyEO,
  title={Early Experience of the Use of Cohesive Silicone Implants for Breast Reconstruction},
  author={Chun-chang Li and Ju-Peng Fu and Shun-Cheng Chang and T Chen and Shyi-Gen Chen},
  year={2011}
}
  • Chun-chang Li, Ju-Peng Fu, +2 authors Shyi-Gen Chen
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Background: The silicone gel implants have been widely used for breast augmentation and reconstruction since 1960s. In 1992, the use of the silicone gel implants for breast reconstruction and augmentation was limited by United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because of a possible link to connective tissue diseases. Implant manufacturers began developing new generation silicone implants, so-called ”cohesive gel” implants, that had increased silicone cross-linking to create a more… CONTINUE READING

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