Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 25, Issue 2, pp 89–93

Five-Year Experience on Ultrasonic Treatment of Breast Contractures

  • Jorge  Planas
  • Valerio  Cervelli
  • Gabriel  Planas

DOI: 10.1007/s002660010102

Cite this article as:
Planas, J., Cervelli, V. & Planas, G. Aesth. Plast. Surg. (2001) 25: 89. doi:10.1007/s002660010102

Abstract.

The authors report their experience in five years of treating breast implant capsular contractures with an external ultrasonic device that facilitates the closed capsulotomy technique. A set of 52 patients have been treated with a 82.6% of improvement at a year follow up. Methods of application and results are discussed.

Key words: Ultrasonic treatment—Breast implant—Capsular contracture—Closed capsulotomy 

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© 2001 Springer-Verlag New York Inc.

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jorge  Planas
    • 1
  • Valerio  Cervelli
    • 2
  • Gabriel  Planas
    • 2
  1. 1.Barcelona, SpainES
  2. 2.Roma, ItalyIT

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