Polyurethane-Coated Silicone Gel Breast Implants Used for 18 Years

  title={Polyurethane-Coated Silicone Gel Breast Implants Used for 18 Years},
  author={G. Vazquez and Andrea Pell{\'o}n},
  journal={Aesthetic Plastic Surgery},
This study aimed to present an update on the use of polyurethane-coated silicone gel breast implants. After 18 years of experience using these implants and 1,257 surgically treated patients, the authors can draw some new conclusions. Their postoperative follow-up evaluation of 300 patients for 5 years, 250 patients for 10 years, and 180 patients for 15 years has shown the lowest incidence of fibrous capsular contraction (1%) with these implants. 
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