breast implantation

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Summary: Surgical insertion of an inert sac filled with silicone or other material to augment the female form cosmetically.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Comparison of the capsular response to the Biocell RTV and Mentor 1600 Siltex breast implant surface texturing: a scanning electron microscopic study
    A M Danino
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saint Louis University Hospital of Paris, France
    Plast Reconstr Surg 108:2047-52. 2001
  2. ncbi A single surgeon's 12-year experience with tissue expander/implant breast reconstruction: part II. An analysis of long-term complications, aesthetic outcomes, and patient satisfaction
    Peter G Cordeiro
    Plastic and Reconstructive Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:832-9. 2006
  3. ncbi A meta-analysis of human acellular dermis and submuscular tissue expander breast reconstruction
    John Y S Kim
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Preventative Medicine, and the Lynn Sage Breast Center, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:28-41. 2012
  4. ncbi Comparison of implant-based immediate breast reconstruction with and without acellular dermal matrix
    Andrew J Vardanian
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:403e-410e. 2011
  5. ncbi The use of acellular dermal matrix in immediate two-stage tissue expander breast reconstruction
    Katie E Weichman
    New York University Langone Medical Center, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:1049-58. 2012
  6. ncbi Use of the acellular dermal matrix in revisionary aesthetic breast surgery
    G Patrick Maxwell
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA 92354, USA
    Aesthet Surg J 29:485-93. 2009
  7. ncbi Infectious complications associated with the use of acellular dermal matrix in implant-based bilateral breast reconstruction
    Joseph L Hill
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 68:432-4. 2012
  8. ncbi Acellular dermal matrix in aesthetic revisionary breast surgery
    G Patrick Maxwell
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Aesthet Surg J 31:65S-76S. 2011
  9. ncbi Acellular dermal matrix slings in tissue expander breast reconstruction: are there substantial benefits?
    George N Collis
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 68:425-8. 2012
  10. ncbi Quality of life and patient satisfaction in breast cancer patients after immediate breast reconstruction: a prospective study
    Elisabeth Edstrom Elder
    Department of Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Breast 14:201-8. 2005

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  1. ncbi Comparison of the capsular response to the Biocell RTV and Mentor 1600 Siltex breast implant surface texturing: a scanning electron microscopic study
    A M Danino
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Saint Louis University Hospital of Paris, France
    Plast Reconstr Surg 108:2047-52. 2001
    ..If this last is not directly linked to the prevention of capsular contracture, it can have an effect on implant stabilization in the primary mammary reconstruction and in the secondary corrections of asymmetry or bad position...
  2. ncbi A single surgeon's 12-year experience with tissue expander/implant breast reconstruction: part II. An analysis of long-term complications, aesthetic outcomes, and patient satisfaction
    Peter G Cordeiro
    Plastic and Reconstructive Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:832-9. 2006
    ..A single surgeon's extensive experience with implant-based reconstruction provides an opportunity to evaluate these results in a uniformly treated patient population...
  3. ncbi A meta-analysis of human acellular dermis and submuscular tissue expander breast reconstruction
    John Y S Kim
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Preventative Medicine, and the Lynn Sage Breast Center, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:28-41. 2012
    ..This study stratified outcomes based on a meta-analysis of complications...
  4. ncbi Comparison of implant-based immediate breast reconstruction with and without acellular dermal matrix
    Andrew J Vardanian
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:403e-410e. 2011
    ..Its performance profile remains equivocal. The authors studied whether adding it in implant-based immediate breast reconstruction improved outcomes when compared with non-acellular dermal matrix reconstruction...
  5. ncbi The use of acellular dermal matrix in immediate two-stage tissue expander breast reconstruction
    Katie E Weichman
    New York University Langone Medical Center, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:1049-58. 2012
    ..This study was performed to analyze complications associated with its use in immediate two-stage, implant-based breast reconstruction and to subsequently develop guidelines for its use...
  6. ncbi Use of the acellular dermal matrix in revisionary aesthetic breast surgery
    G Patrick Maxwell
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA 92354, USA
    Aesthet Surg J 29:485-93. 2009
    ..To our knowledge, there are currently no large-series studies describing the use of acellular dermal matrices (ADM) in cosmetic breast surgery...
  7. ncbi Infectious complications associated with the use of acellular dermal matrix in implant-based bilateral breast reconstruction
    Joseph L Hill
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 68:432-4. 2012
    ..Bilateral mastectomy is becoming more popular in cases of unilateral breast cancer. ADM has been associated with an increased incidence of complications...
  8. ncbi Acellular dermal matrix in aesthetic revisionary breast surgery
    G Patrick Maxwell
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Aesthet Surg J 31:65S-76S. 2011
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  9. ncbi Acellular dermal matrix slings in tissue expander breast reconstruction: are there substantial benefits?
    George N Collis
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 68:425-8. 2012
    ..This study suggests inferolateral ADM slings in expander-based breast reconstruction allow for significantly increased initial fill volumes and may offer an aesthetic advantage; however, its use is costly and increases complications...
  10. ncbi Quality of life and patient satisfaction in breast cancer patients after immediate breast reconstruction: a prospective study
    Elisabeth Edstrom Elder
    Department of Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Breast 14:201-8. 2005
    ..Although many factors may influence quality of life, 1 year after breast cancer surgery with immediate reconstruction scores are equivalent to those of the normal population...
  11. ncbi Difficulties with subpectoral augmentation mammaplasty and its correction: the role of subglandular site change in revision aesthetic breast surgery
    Malcolm A Lesavoy
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:363-71. 2010
    ..This study defines a correction modality for the adverse results of subpectoral implant placement in augmentation mammaplasty...
  12. ncbi Breast augmentation using the spectrum implant with exteriorized injection domes
    Hilton Becker
    Boca Raton Community Hospital, Boca Raton Outpatient Surgery and Laser Center, Boca Raton, Fla, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:1617-20; discussion 1621. 2004
    ..Domes were exteriorized for 1 to 5 days to allow the implant volume to be altered in the early postoperative period. Thirty-three patients were treated without any infections...
  13. ncbi Complications in tissue expander breast reconstruction: a comparison of AlloDerm, DermaMatrix, and FlexHD acellular inferior pole dermal slings
    Sebastian Brooke
    Division of Plastic Surgery, The Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medicine Center, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 69:347-9. 2012
    ..Isolating infectious complications, there is a trend toward increased incidence with ADM compared to reconstructions without...
  14. ncbi Expander/implant reconstruction with AlloDerm: recent experience
    James D Namnoum
    Atlanta Plastic Surgery, Atlanta, GA 30342, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:387-94. 2009
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  15. ncbi Nonexpansive immediate breast reconstruction using human acellular tissue matrix graft (AlloDerm)
    C Andrew Salzberg
    Department of Surgery Section of Plastic Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, 10591, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 57:1-5. 2006
    ..These findings may predict that acellular tissue matrix-supplemented immediate breast reconstruction will become a new technique for the immediate reconstruction of the postmastectomy breast...
  16. ncbi Breast capsulorrhaphy revisited: a simple technique for complex problems
    Paul E Chasan
    Scripps Memorial Hospital, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, La Jolla, Calif, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:296-301; discussion 302-3. 2005
    ..Eleven patients underwent capsulorrhaphy for either implant malposition or implant size reduction. Improved appearance and symmetry of the breast was accomplished in all patients without increased complications...
  17. ncbi Connective tissue disease and other rheumatic conditions following cosmetic breast implantation in Denmark
    K Kjøller
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arch Intern Med 161:973-9. 2001
    ..To examine the occurrence of connective tissue diseases (CTDs) as well as ill-defined and other rheumatic conditions among Danish women with cosmetic silicone breast implants...
  18. ncbi Dual plane breast augmentation: optimizing implant-soft-tissue relationships in a wide range of breast types
    J B Tebbetts
    2801 Lemmon Avenue West, Suite 300, Dallas, TX 75204, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 107:1255-72. 2001
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  19. ncbi Irradiation after immediate tissue expander/implant breast reconstruction: outcomes, complications, aesthetic results, and satisfaction among 156 patients
    Peter G Cordeiro
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:877-81. 2004
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  20. ncbi The diagnosis of silicone breast-implant rupture: clinical findings compared with findings at magnetic resonance imaging
    Lisbet Rosenkrantz Hölmich
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Plast Surg 54:583-9. 2005
    ..In this study, we found that when a clinical examination is used as the sole diagnostic tool to identify implant rupture, neither the sensitivity nor the specificity is acceptable...
  21. ncbi Cohesive silicone gel breast implants in aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery
    Mitchell H Brown
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:768-79; discussion 780-1. 2005
    ..Cohesive gel is formed by increasing the number of cross-links between gel molecules, which results in an implant that has better retention of shape and is less likely to fold or collapse, especially in the upper pole...
  22. ncbi Prospective analysis of the outcome of subpectoral breast augmentation: sensory changes, muscle function, and body image
    Jillian Banbury
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:701-7; discussion 708-11. 2004
    ..Body image was significantly improved at both postoperative measuring periods. The authors conclude that breast augmentation results in improved body image with negligible effect on muscle or nerve function...
  23. ncbi Early experience with an anatomical soft cohesive silicone gel prosthesis in cosmetic and reconstructive breast implant surgery
    Birgit H Fruhstorfer
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Cambridge Breast Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Ann Plast Surg 53:536-42. 2004
    ..Anatomic soft cohesive gel implants provide excellent results in selected cases. They are well accepted by patients and not associated with an increased rate of complications...
  24. ncbi Subfascial breast implant: a new procedure
    Ruth Maria Graf
    Plastic Surgery Department, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:904-8. 2003
    ..These technical details lead to fewer patient complaints. Morbidity is similar to that of other techniques...
  25. ncbi Style 410 cohesive silicone breast implants: safety and effectiveness at 5 to 9 years after implantation
    Per Hedén
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Akademikliniken Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:1281-7. 2006
    ..To date, little has been published on this implant despite its widespread use in Europe, and no data are available on its long-term rupture rate...
  26. ncbi Breast augmentation and reconstructive surgery: MR imaging of implant rupture and malignancy
    Christoph U Herborn
    Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur Radiol 12:2198-206. 2002
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging is a reliable and reproducible technique for diagnosing both implant rupture and malignant lesions in women after breast augmentation and reconstruction...
  27. ncbi Women's psychosocial outcomes of breast augmentation with silicone gel-filled implants: a 2-year prospective study
    Thomas F Cash
    Department of Psychology, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529 0267, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:2112-21; discussion 2122-3. 2002
    ..Findings are discussed in relation to the study's methodological strengths and limitations and with respect to the broader context of patient care...
  28. ncbi Safety and effectiveness of Mentor's MemoryGel implants at 6 years
    Bruce Cunningham
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Mayo Memorial Bldg, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 33:440-4. 2009
    ..Patients in the Core clinical studies supporting these approvals continue to be followed through for 10 years, with comprehensive annual patient and physician-reported evaluations of safety and efficacy...
  29. ncbi Subclinical (biofilm) infection causes capsular contracture in a porcine model following augmentation mammaplasty
    Henny Tamboto
    Surgical Infection Research Group, South Western Sydney Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:835-42. 2010
    ..The infective hypothesis implicates subclinical infection with biofilm in its pathogenesis. The authors developed an in vivo model of subclinical infection and biofilm formation to further investigate this...
  30. ncbi Prospective study comparing two brands of cohesive gel breast implants with anatomic shape: 5-year follow-up evaluation
    Igor Niechajev
    Lidingö Clinic, Torsvägen 30, S 181 32 Lidingö, Sweden
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 31:697-710. 2007
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  31. ncbi Cancer occurrence after cosmetic breast implantation in Denmark
    L Mellemkjaer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 88:301-6. 2000
    Most studies on cancer incidence after breast implantation have focused on breast cancer, while the risk of cancers at other sites has been less well investigated...
  32. ncbi Breast implants and cancer: causation, delayed detection, and survival
    S J Hoshaw
    Divisions of Epidemiology, FDA Regulatory Affairs and Women s Health Issues, Dow Corning Corporation, Midland, Michigan, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 107:1393-407. 2001
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  33. ncbi Causes of death among Finnish women with cosmetic breast implants, 1971-2001
    Eero Pukkala
    Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Plast Surg 51:339-42; discussion 343-4. 2003
    ..We examined cause-specific mortality among women who underwent cosmetic breast implantation at major public hospitals and private clinics in Finland from 1970 through 2000...
  34. ncbi Mortality among augmentation mammoplasty patients
    L A Brinton
    Environmental Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Room 7068, Bethesda, MD 20892-7234, USA
    Epidemiology 12:321-6. 2001
    ..27, 95% CI = 1.0-1.6). This overall excess reflected increases for respiratory tract (SMR = 3.03) and brain (SMR = 2.25) cancers and for suicide (SMR = 4.24)...
  35. ncbi Characteristics of a population of women with breast implants compared with women seeking other types of plastic surgery
    L A Brinton
    Environmental Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7234, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 105:919-27; discussion 928-9. 2000
    ....
  36. ncbi Characteristics of women with cosmetic breast implants compared with women with other types of cosmetic surgery and population-based controls in Denmark
    Kim Kjøller
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Plast Surg 50:6-12. 2003
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  37. ncbi Aesthetic role of the surgically rebuilt inframammary fold for implant-based breast reconstruction after mastectomy
    Paolo Bogetti
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 60:1225-32. 2007
    ..The technique proposed here appears to be the current method of choice for IMF reconstruction in all cases where it is necessary to recreate or redefine it...
  38. ncbi Aesthetic and functional breast surgery
    Karol A Gutowski
    The Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison Clinical Science Center, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 49:337-45. 2006
    ..Most cosmetic breast surgery is not covered by insurance with the exception of breast reduction...
  39. ncbi Nipple-areola complex sensitivity after primary breast augmentation: a comparison of periareolar and inframammary incision approaches
    M Mark Mofid
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:1694-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to precisely measure sensory thresholds at the nipple-areola complex in women who have undergone augmentation mammaplasty by either the inframammary or periareolar approach...
  40. ncbi Breast cancer recurrence following prosthetic, postmastectomy reconstruction: incidence, detection, and treatment
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:381-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of prosthetic reconstruction on the incidence, detection, and management of locoregional recurrence following mastectomy for invasive breast cancer...
  41. ncbi Ultrasonographic appearance of breast implant complications
    Anna Cilotti
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Pisa, Italy
    Ann Plast Surg 56:243-7. 2006
  42. ncbi [Magnetic resonance tomography in the diagnostics of breast implants: a survey]
    E A Hauth
    Institut fur Diagnostische und Interventionelle Radiologie und Neuroradiologie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Essen, Deutschland
    Gynakol Geburtshilfliche Rundsch 48:76-83. 2008
    ..The spectrum of breast implants in MR imaging and local implant complications are illustrated. MR mammography should be used for the diagnosis of implant complications and suspected malignant lesions in patients with breast implants...
  43. ncbi Unilateral postoperative chest wall radiotherapy in bilateral tissue expander/implant reconstruction patients: a prospective outcomes analysis
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:1642-7. 2005
    ..In this study population, the effect of radiation can best be appreciated because the nonirradiated breast acts as a control...
  44. ncbi Breast reconstruction: a comparison of autogenous and prosthetic techniques
    Joseph J Disa
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Adv Surg 39:97-119. 2005
  45. ncbi Extra-projected implants as an alternative surgical model for breast reconstruction. Implantation strategy and early results
    Maurizio B Nava
    Plastic Surgery Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Via Venezian 1o, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Breast 17:361-6. 2008
    ..Extra-projection implants, coupled with contra-lateral breast surgery, provide a good aesthetic outcome and avoid myocutaneous flaps only on the basis of breast size and shape...
  46. ncbi [Breast implants in France. New regulations, and qualitative and quantitative study of breast implants sold between 1995 and 2004]
    F Petit
    cabinet médical Saint Jacques, 46, boulevard Saint Jacques, 75014 Paris, France
    Ann Chir Plast Esthet 50:685-93. 2005
    ..After a 6 years ban, silicone gel-filled implants have been allowed by the Afssaps (a national health agency) in 2001, for use in France. The comeback of the silicone gel implants has been a breakthrough in the breast implant market...
  47. ncbi The suspension technique to avoid the use of tissue expanders in breast reconstruction
    Mario Rietjens
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department, European Institute of Oncology, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Ann Plast Surg 54:467-70. 2005
    ..Immediate or delayed breast reconstruction is usually performed using expansion techniques or pedicled or free flaps. The suspension technique hereby described can reduce the number of surgical stages, as well as donor-site sequelae...
  48. ncbi Reconstructive breast implantation after mastectomy for breast cancer: clinical outcomes in a nationwide prospective cohort study
    Trine F Henriksen
    Danish Registry for Plastic Surgery of the Breast, Copenhagen
    Arch Surg 140:1152-9; discussion 1160-1. 2005
    Clinical reports have raised concern about local complications following breast implantation used in reconstructive or cosmetic surgery, but there is a shortage of epidemiological studies in this area.
  49. ncbi [Silicon filled breast implants and health]
    Ilona Kulmala
    Tampereen yliopisto, terveystieteen laitos
    Duodecim 121:1541-6. 2005
  50. ncbi Augmentation mammaplasty: asymmetrical lowering of breast fold
    Peter T Pacik
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:2523-4. 2006
  51. ncbi MOC-PSSM CME article: Breast reconstruction
    Leif Sigurdson
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3A7, Canada
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1-12. 2008
    ..3. Gain knowledge about the indications and contraindications for different breast reconstructive procedures. 4. Understand the complications inherent to different reconstructive breast procedures...
  52. ncbi Innovative techniques: a novel technique for intraoperative estimation of breast implant size in aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery
    Robert H Caulfield
    St Andrew s Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 7ET, UK
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 32:126-9. 2008
    ..The senior author has applied this technique in both aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery for many years. This easily reproducible method is inexpensive and produces reliable and highly satisfactory results...
  53. ncbi Quality of life, patient satisfaction and cosmetic outcome after breast reconstruction using DIEP flap or expandable breast implant
    K A Tønseth
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:1188-94. 2008
    ..We conclude that patient satisfaction and cosmetic outcome were better after breast reconstruction with the DIEP flap compared with EBI, while there was no difference in health-related quality of life...
  54. ncbi Re: implications of transaxillary breast augmentation: lifetime probability for the development of breast cancer and sentinel node mapping interference
    Ruth M Graf
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital de Clinicas, School of Medicine, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba PR, Brazil
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 31:322-4. 2007
  55. ncbi Muscle-splitting breast augmentation: a new pocket in a different plane
    Umar D Khan
    Belvedere Private Hospital, Abbeywood, Kneehill, SE2 0GD, UK
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 31:553-8. 2007
    ..The implant lies in this plane simultaneously behind and in front of the pectoralis...
  56. ncbi Allergic contact dermatitis to synthetic rubber following breast augmentation
    C Cantisani
    Department of Dermatology and Plastic Surgery, University La Sapienza of Rome, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 39:185-8. 2007
    ..Clinicians should consider this diagnosis in patients submitted to several cosmetic treatments...
  57. ncbi Clinical and morphological conditions in capsular contracture formed around silicone breast implants
    Lukas Prantl
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:275-84. 2007
    ..For histological classification, the authors used the classification introduced by Wilflingseder, which identifies four grades of contracture...
  58. ncbi Implications of transaxillary breast augmentation: lifetime probability of breast cancer development and sentinel node mapping interference
    Arturo Prado
    Division of Plastic Surgery, School of Medicine, Clinical Hospital JJ Aguirre, University of Chile, Chile
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 31:317-9. 2007
    ....
  59. ncbi Re: implications of transaxillary breast augmentation: lifetime probability for the development of breast cancer and sentinel node mapping interference
    Alexandre Mendonça Munhoz
    University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 31:320-1. 2007
  60. ncbi Relative implant volume and sensibility alterations after breast augmentation
    Ivo Pitanguy
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, The Carlos Chagas Institute of Postgraduate Medical Studies, and The Ivo Pitanguy Institute, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 31:238-43. 2007
    ..This study aimed to refine the volumetric analysis comparing the implant and final breast size as well as the intrinsic association of these two factors with postoperative sensory alteration of the breast...
  61. ncbi Use of the rectus sternalis in augmentation mammoplasty: case report and literature search
    Umar Daraz Khan
    Belvedere Private Hospital, Knee Hill Abbeywood, London, SE2 0GD, UK
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 32:21-4. 2008
    ..The rectus sternalis, an nomalous muscle, may interfere with the submuscular pocket dissection when an intraalveolar or submammary approach is used. The use of this muscle to cover the prosthesis in its most medial part is presented...
  62. ncbi Soft cohesive silicone gel breast prostheses: a comparative prospective study of aesthetic results versus lower cohesivity silicone gel prostheses
    P Panettiere
    Dipartimento A Valsalva, Discipline Chirurgiche, Rianimatorie e dei Trapianti, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40128 Bologna BO, Italy
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 60:482-9. 2007
    ..The soft cohesive prostheses showed a higher firmness, but this seemed not to have any influence on the overall satisfaction degree...
  63. ncbi The safety of silicone gel-filled breast implants: a review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Joseph K McLaughlin
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 59:569-80. 2007
    ..Future studies are needed to determine whether the consistently observed excess of suicide among women with implants reflects underlying psychiatric illness prior to breast augmentation surgery or other factors...
  64. ncbi Capsular contracture: results of 3002 patients with aesthetic breast augmentation
    Antonino Araco
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:1499-500; author reply 1500-2. 2006
  65. ncbi Silicone gel implants in breast augmentation and reconstruction
    Thomas J Gampper
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Box 800376, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 59:581-90. 2007
    ..Despite a preponderance of scientific data to their safety, silicone gel implants are presently available in the United States only as part of limited clinical trials. They continue to be used in Europe and other parts of the world...
  66. ncbi The owl technique combined with the inferior pedicle in mastopexy
    Hugo D Loustau
    Plastic Surgery Department, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, University of Buenos Aires, School of Medicine, Gascon, 450, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 32:11-5; discussion 16-7. 2008
    ..The authors aim to show the results from combining the owl technique with the inferior pedicle for the treatment of patients who have mammary ptosis with or without hypertrophy...
  67. ncbi Skin-reducing mastectomy
    Maurizio B Nava
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Unit, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:603-10; discussion 611-3. 2006
    ..The authors propose a combined flap technique to reconstruct large and medium-sized ptotic breasts in a single-stage operation by use of anatomical permanent implants...
  68. ncbi Transaxillary breast augmentation: two breast cancer patients with successful sentinel lymph node diagnosis
    A Aldo Mottura
    Centro de Cirugia Estetica, Friuli 2110, 5016 Cordoba, Argentina
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 31:544-9; discussion 550-2. 2007
    ..The four in vivo studies and what we are reporting now clearly demonstrate that what was said regarding possible problems in the SLND after TBA was not founded on clinical research and contradicts these five clinical findings...
  69. ncbi Augmentation mammaplasty: where should the implant be placed?
    Susumu Takayanagi
    Mega Clinic, Osaka, Japan
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 28:83-8. 2004
    ..5 cm superiorly to the usual pocket for the prosthesis. The design of the pocket for the prosthesis should be different depending on the shape of the prosthesis and the elasticity of the patient's breasts...
  70. ncbi Immediate breast reconstruction using biodimensional anatomical permanent expander implants: a prospective analysis of outcome and patient satisfaction
    Gerald P H Gui
    Academic Surgery Breast Unit, The Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:125-38; discussion 139-40. 2003
    ..Optimum breast form can be achieved during a single operation with a low incidence of complications...
  71. ncbi Skin sparing nipple reconstruction with polytetrafluoroethylene implant
    Ryan K Wong
    Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency Banner Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 61:256-8. 2008
    ..For these reasons, this technique offers an attractive alternative for patients who have failed past techniques or have compromised vascular supply due to radiation therapy...
  72. ncbi Primary breast lymphoma in a patient with silicone breast implants: a case report and review of the literature
    Michael K Newman
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, 1200 East Broad Street, P O Box 980154, Richmond, VA 23298 0154, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:822-5. 2008
    ..Clinicians should include malignancy in the differential diagnosis of periprosthetic fluid collections and periprosthetic masses. Useful diagnostic tests may include MRI, aspiration with cytology, and percutaneous or open biopsy...
  73. ncbi Optimizing outcomes in breast augmentation: seven years of experience with the subfascial plane
    Joao Carlos Sampaio Goes
    Clinica Sampaio Góes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 27:178-84. 2003
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  74. ncbi Suturing of a textured breast implant filled with cohesive silicone gel to prevent dislocation
    Mouës Chantal
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 37:236-8. 2003
    ..Fixation is possible because of the development of cohesive silicone gel in breast implants. Follow up of this patient is necessary for evaluation of long term results...
  75. ncbi Breast reconstruction after mastectomy
    R H Guthrie
    New York Hospital and the Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 2:273-85. 1979
    ..An analysis is made of the types of candidates, their eligibility for the procedure, lengths of stay in the hospital, complications, and results. Several representative cases are shown...
  76. ncbi Ossifying calcification of breast implant capsule
    Janos Fodor
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:1880-2. 2004
  77. ncbi The infected or exposed breast implant: management and treatment strategies
    Scott L Spear
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1 PHC, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3800 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:1634-44. 2004
    ..Although an attempt at implant salvage may be offered to a patient, device removal and delayed reinsertion will always remain a more conservative and predictable option...
  78. ncbi Epidemiological investigation of local complications after cosmetic breast implant surgery in Denmark
    Kim Kjøller
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Plast Surg 48:229-37. 2002
    ..regarding the absence of information on the occurrence and severity of local complications after cosmetic breast implantation. The authors evaluated the occurrence of local complications in a large epidemiological retrospective ..
  79. ncbi Breast augmentation
    Scott L Spear
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D C, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:73E-81E. 2004
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  80. ncbi Anaplastic large cell lymphoma associated with a breast implant capsule: a case report and review of the literature
    Anna K Wong
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 32:1265-8. 2008
    ..Of interest is that 11 of these cases were T-cell lymphomas with 8 specifically of the CD30-positive anaplastic large cell lymphoma type. This rare case highlights the importance of histologic examination of breast capsule specimens...
  81. ncbi A technique to decrease breast shape deformity during muscle contraction in submuscular augmentation mammaplasty
    Mario Pelle-Ceravolo
    Nostra Signora della Mercede Hospital, 35 via G Severano, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 28:288-94. 2004
    ....
  82. ncbi Predicting complications following expander/implant breast reconstruction: an outcomes analysis based on preoperative clinical risk
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1886-92. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the impact of clinical risk factors to predict complications following postmastectomy expander/implant reconstruction...
  83. ncbi [Possiblities for breast reconstruction following cancer surgery]
    A D Bach
    Abteilung Plastische und Handchirurgie, Chirurgische Universitatsklinik, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen
    MMW Fortschr Med 146:40-2, 44. 2004
    ..The availability of various procedures and modern techniques of breast reconstruction make it possible to comply with the individual wishes of the woman concerned...
  84. ncbi One-stage augmentation combined with mastopexy: aesthetic results and patient satisfaction
    Scott L Spear
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 28:259-67. 2004
    ....
  85. ncbi Replacement surgery and silicone gel breast implant rupture: self-report by women after mammoplasty
    S Lori Brown
    Epidemiology Branch, Division of Postmarket Surveillance, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland 20850, USA
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 11:255-64. 2002
    ..The main reason leading up to the surgery and the prevalence of ruptured implants reported after explantation are described...
  86. pmc Silicone breast implants: lessons from a saga
    S Bondurant
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, CB# 7000, 125 MacNider Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7000, USA
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 112:149-56; discussion 157. 2001
    ..11. The criteria and process for evaluating the admissibility of scientific evidence in legal proceedings have been improved but universal adoption of the improvements has not been accomplished and further changes may be necessary...
  87. ncbi Ultrasonography is more useful in assessment of suspected breast implant infections rather than capsular contracture
    Animesh J K Patel
    Ann Plast Surg 57:477-8. 2006
  88. pmc Primary anaplastic large cell lymphoma of the breast arising in reconstruction mammoplasty capsule of saline filled breast implant after radical mastectomy for breast cancer: an unusual case presentation
    Mona Ry Bishara
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, Henderson Hospital, 711 Concession Street, ON L8V13C, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Diagn Pathol 4:11. 2009
    ..It is still unclear whether chemotherapy and breast implantation increases risk of secondary hematological malignancies significantly...
  89. ncbi Cancer risk among Danish women with cosmetic breast implants
    Søren Friis
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 118:998-1003. 2006
    ..other than breast cancer are limited and few studies have assessed cancer risk beyond 10-15 years after breast implantation. We extended follow-up of our earlier cohort study of Danish women with cosmetic breast implants by 7 years,..
  90. ncbi Chronic fatigue syndrome with autoantibodies--the result of an augmented adjuvant effect of hepatitis-B vaccine and silicone implant
    Agmon Levin Nancy
    Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Department of Medicine B, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Autoimmun Rev 8:52-5. 2008
    ..Vaccines, induce an immune response similarly to infections, and may trigger just like infections autoimmune diseases, CFS and fibromyalgia. Furthermore vaccines contain an adjuvant which enhances their immune stimulation...
  91. ncbi Adverse health outcomes in offspring of mothers with cosmetic breast implants: a review
    Kim Kjøller
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:129S-134S. 2007
    ..To assess whether maternal cosmetic breast implants are associated with adverse health outcomes among offspring, the authors examined published findings of epidemiologic studies that addressed this hypothesis...
  92. ncbi Sonication of removed breast implants for improved detection of subclinical infection
    U M Rieger
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, University Hospital of Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 33:404-8. 2009
    Capsular fibrosis is a severe complication after breast implantation with an uncertain etiology. Microbial colonization of the prosthesis is hypothesized as a possible reason for the low-grade infection and subsequent capsular fibrosis...
  93. pmc Pilot study of association of bacteria on breast implants with capsular contracture
    Jose L del Pozo
    Division of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1333-7. 2009
    Capsular contracture is the most common and frustrating complication in women who have undergone breast implantation. Its cause and, accordingly, treatment and prevention remain to be elucidated fully...
  94. ncbi The Danish Registry for Plastic Surgery of the Breast: establishment of a nationwide registry for prospective follow-up, quality assessment, and investigation of breast surgery
    Trine F Henriksen
    Danish Registry for Plastic Surgery of the Breast, and Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:2182-9; discussion 2190-1. 2003
    ..system for the collection of preoperative, perioperative, and postoperative data on women undergoing breast implantation, breast reduction, or mastopexy...
  95. ncbi A nationwide study of connective tissue disease and other rheumatic conditions among Danish women with long-term cosmetic breast implantation
    Jon P Fryzek
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:374-9. 2007
    ..Numerous epidemiologic studies have demonstrated that breast implants are not associated with connective tissue diseases (CTDs). However, many CTDs are rare, and continued follow-up of women with breast implants is warranted...
  96. ncbi Peripheral blood eosinophilia, hyperimmunoglobulinemia A and fatigue: possible complications following rupture of silicone breast implants
    T Levenson
    Division of Allergy Immunology, North Western Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 77:119-22. 1996
    Silicone breast implantation has been considered quite safe and of major cosmetic value. Immunologic sequelae such as collagen vascular diseases have not been confirmed in large studies.
  97. ncbi Surgical intervention and capsular contracture after breast augmentation: a prospective study of risk factors
    Trine F Henriksen
    The Danish Registry for Plastic Surgery of the Breast, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Plast Surg 54:343-51. 2005
    ..complications and capsular contracture grades III to IV among 2277 women who underwent cosmetic breast implantation from June 1999 through April 2003. During an average follow-up period of 1.6 years after implantation, 4...
  98. ncbi Silicate antibodies in Danish women with silicone breast implants
    B Jensen
    Parker Institute, Frederiksberg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:1032-5. 2003
    ..To use a new immunological assay to evaluate silicate antibody levels in women with and without silicone breast implants (SBIs)...
  99. pmc Thoracic outlet syndrome: a 50-year experience at Baylor University Medical Center
    Harold C Urschel
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
    Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 20:125-35. 2007
    ..Recognition that procedures such as breast implantation and median sternotomy may produce TOS has been revealing...
  100. ncbi Long-term cancer risk among Swedish women with cosmetic breast implants: an update of a nationwide study
    Joseph K McLaughlin
    International Epidemiology Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:557-60. 2006
    ..Swedish women who underwent cosmetic breast implantation for the first time between January 1, 1965, and December 31, 1993 (N = 3486), were followed through ..
  101. ncbi Antipolymer antibodies in Danish women with silicone breast implants
    Bente Jensen
    Parker Institute, Frederiksberg Hospital, P G Ramms Allé 1, 3th, 2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark
    J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:73-80. 2004
    ..To use a new immunologic assay to evaluate antipolymer antibody (APA) levels among women with silicone breast implants (SBIs)...

Research Grants5

  1. CONTROLLED RESORPTION PERIODONTAL COLLAGEN MEMBRANE
    ARTHUR KARUNA KARAN; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..A noninflammatory long resorption time collagen would also find application in orthopedics, breast implantation, controlled drug delivery, surgical procedures requiring resorbable hemostats, sutures, etc...
  2. Obesity, Body Image and Weight Maintenance
    DAVID SARWER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These studies have been selected to further develop my knowledge of the treatment of obesity, and the training program has been designed to facilitate my development as an independent investigator in the field of obesity. ..
  3. Postoperative dietary counseling after bariatric surgery
    DAVID SARWER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results of this study could have a significant impact on the postoperative care of these individuals. ..
  4. Changes in sexual function following bariatric surgery
    DAVID SARWER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed study is innovative, as it will provide new and important information on the long-term effects of bariatric surgery on these important areas of quality of life. ..
  5. Incidence & Outcomes of SSI After Breast Cancer Surgery
    Margaret Olsen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....