Textured surface breast implants in the prevention of capsular contracture among breast augmentation patients: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Barnsley2006TexturedSB,
  title={Textured surface breast implants in the prevention of capsular contracture among breast augmentation patients: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={G Philip Barnsley and Leif J. Sigurdson and Shannon E Barnsley},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={117 7},
  pages={
          2182-90
        }
}
BACKGROUND Capsular contracture is a common complication associated with the use of breast implants. Numerous randomized controlled trials addressing the efficacy of textured surface breast implants in reducing capsular contracture have yielded nonuniform results. This meta-analysis addresses the use of textured breast implants in the prevention of capsular contracture. METHODS MEDLINE, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials databases were searched to identify all… CONTINUE READING

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