The health status of women following cosmetic surgery.

  title={The health status of women following cosmetic surgery.},
  author={Karen Elizabeth Wells and Carl Wayne Cruse and James L. Baker and Shannon Daniels and Roger A Stern and Chevies Newman and Mitchel J Seleznick and Frank B Vasey and Susan C. Brozena and Sarah Albers},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={93 5},
A retrospective study was performed to determine the frequency of new symptoms and diseases after silicone breast implantation. Questionnaires were mailed to 826 women who made up a breast implant group (n = 516) and a control group who had undergone blepharoplasty (n = 124), liposuction (n = 111), or rhinoplasty (n = 75). Responses were obtained from 370 women (45 percent); however, 68 of these patients (18 percent) were considered ineligible. The overall response rate was 59 percent for the… CONTINUE READING
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