Untreated Silicone Breast Implant Rupture

@article{Hlmich2004UntreatedSB,
  title={Untreated Silicone Breast Implant Rupture},
  author={L. R. H{\"o}lmich and I. Vejborg and C. Conrad and S. Sletting and M. H{\o}ier-Madsen and J. Fryzek and J. Mclaughlin and K. Kj{\o}ller and A. Wiik and S. Friis},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={114},
  pages={204-214}
}
  • L. R. Hölmich, I. Vejborg, +7 authors S. Friis
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Implant rupture is a well-known complication of breast implant surgery that can pass unnoticed by both patient and physician. To date, no prospective study has addressed the possible health implications of silicone breast implant rupture. The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether untreated ruptures are associated with changes over time in magnetic resonance imaging findings, serologic markers, or self-reported breast symptoms. A baseline magnetic resonance imaging examination was… CONTINUE READING

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