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Loss of silicone implants after subcutaneous mastectomy and reconstruction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  715039     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We studied 89 patients who had immediate or delayed placement of implants after subcutaneous mastectomies. The complications of infection, necrosis of the skin or areola, and extrusion of the prosthesis occurred in 28 percent of these patients, and the incidence was the same after immediate or delayed placement. Only one of the 45 patients who received prophylactic antibodies preoperatively developed an infection after insertion of the prosthesis. The late complications in some of these patients indicate the need for long-term follow-up.
Authors:
J D Schlenker; R A Bueno; G Ricketson; J B Lynch
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Plastic and reconstructive surgery     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0032-1052     ISO Abbreviation:  Plast. Reconstr. Surg.     Publication Date:  1978 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-01-15     Completed Date:  1979-01-15     Revised Date:  2014-10-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1306050     Medline TA:  Plast Reconstr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  853-61     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Breast Neoplasms / surgery
Contracture / etiology
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Mastectomy*
Middle Aged
Necrosis
Postoperative Complications*
Prostheses and Implants*
Silicones*
Skin / pathology
Surgery, Plastic*
Surgical Wound Infection / etiology
Time Factors
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Silicones

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