Prevalence of Rupture in Inamed Silicone Breast Implants

@article{Hedn2006PrevalenceOR,
  title={Prevalence of Rupture in Inamed Silicone Breast Implants},
  author={P. Hed{\'e}n and M. Nava and Joost P B van Tetering and G. Magalon and L. R. Fourie and R. J. Brenner and L. Lindsey and D. Murphy and P. Walker},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={118},
  pages={303-308}
}
  • P. Hedén, M. Nava, +6 authors P. Walker
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Background: Silicone breast implants have been used for decades and are arguably the most studied implantable device. However, the vast body of scientific literature has been unable to establish a definitive rupture rate. Various studies have evaluated implant rupture, but the meaningfulness of these data was confounded by the inclusion of different generations of implants and multiple manufacturers’ implants and the selection of subjects who were already suspected of having ruptured implants… CONTINUE READING
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