Periprosthetic breast capsules and immunophenotypes of inflammatory cells

  title={Periprosthetic breast capsules and immunophenotypes of inflammatory cells},
  author={Maria Elsa Meza Britez and Carmelo Caballero LLano and Alcides M Chaux},
  booktitle={European Journal of Plastic Surgery},
Silicone gel-containing breast implants have been widely used for aesthetic and reconstructive mammoplasty. The development of a periprosthetic capsule is considered a local reparative process against the breast implant in which a variety of inflammatory cells may appear. Nevertheless, only few reports have evaluated the immunophenotypes of those inflammatory cells. Herein, we aim to provide more information in this regard evaluating 40 patients with breast implants. We studied the… CONTINUE READING
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