The Effects of Zafirlukast on Capsular Contracture: Preliminary Report

  title={The Effects of Zafirlukast on Capsular Contracture: Preliminary Report},
  author={N. Scuderi and M. Mazzocchi and P. Fioramonti and G. Bistoni},
  journal={Aesthetic Plastic Surgery},
  • N. Scuderi, M. Mazzocchi, +1 author G. Bistoni
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Capsular contracture after breast augmentation is a distressing, troublesome event both for the patient and the surgeon. Fibrosis transforms the prosthesis into a hardened sphere, turning the initially satisfactory cosmetic result into a deformed mass. Treatment for capsular contracture can be either surgical, consisting of capsulotomy or capsulectomy with implant replacement, or pharmacologic, consisting of intracapsular instillation of steroids and antibiotics. The success rates for both… CONTINUE READING
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