The Diagnosis of Silicone Breast-Implant Rupture: Clinical Findings Compared With Findings at Magnetic Resonance Imaging

@article{Hlmich2005TheDO,
  title={The Diagnosis of Silicone Breast-Implant Rupture: Clinical Findings Compared With Findings at Magnetic Resonance Imaging},
  author={Lisbet Rosenkrantz H{\"o}lmich and Jon P. Fryzek and Kim Kj{\o}ller and Vibeke Bro Breiting and Anna Jorgensen and Christen Krag and Joseph K. Mclaughlin},
  journal={Annals of Plastic Surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={54},
  pages={583-589}
}
The objective was to evaluate the usefulness of clinical examination in the evaluation of breast-implant integrity, using the diagnosis at magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the “gold standard.” Fifty-five women with 109 implants underwent a breast examination either just before or shortly after an MRI examination. Twenty-four of 109 implants were clinically diagnosed with possible rupture or rupture. Eighteen of the 24 implants were ruptured according to the MRI examination (75%). Eighty-five… 
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