Closed Capsulotomy

A procedure used to treat capsular contraction that uses physical manipulation of the breast to manually rupture scar tissue and release pressure on… (More)
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1977-2011
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2001
2001
The durability of silicone gel-filled breast implants is of concern, but there are few epidemiological studies on this issue. To… (More)
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2001
2001
The authors report their experience in five years of treating breast implant capsular contractures with an external ultrasonic… (More)
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1995
1995
Breast implants from 300 consecutive patients during the 35-month period from February 1, 1991 to January 1, 1994 were examined… (More)
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1985
1985
Rupture of the silicone prosthesis can occur following external closed compression capsulotomy for fibrous capsules that develop… (More)
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Review
1981
Review
1981
Seventy-five closed capsulotomies were reviewed and the degree of capsular contracture graded. The nutcracker technique was… (More)
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1980
1980
A prospective study of 544 nonsurgical, closed compression capsulotomies performed on 243 patients for rupture of contracted… (More)
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1978
1978
In a follow-up of 490 patients with breast implants, neither the size of the prosthesis nor the nature of the surgical procedure… (More)
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1978
1978
We present a case in which the silicone rubber bag of a bag-gel breast implant was ruptured during the performance of a closed… (More)
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1977
1977
A case is reported of bilateral rupture of inflatable implants from a closed capsulotomy, with ingrowth of fibrous tissue through… (More)
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1977
1977
A previously unreported complication of closed capsulotomy is presented--rupture of a silicone bag-gel breast implant with… (More)
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