Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 19, Issue 6, pp 535–540 | Cite as

Salvaging the exposed mammary prosthesis

  • Jaime Planas
  • Arturo Carbonell
  • Jordi Planas
Article

Abstract

The authors present a new approach to handling the problem of extrusion of mammary implants. The prothesis is removed and reintroduced in the same operation. Five cases are discussed.

Key words

Complications-Breast implants 

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References

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    Planas J: Mammary augmentation, surgical techniques. Evaluation of results and complications. Clin Plast Surg 3:233–246, 1976Google Scholar
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jaime Planas
    • 1
  • Arturo Carbonell
    • 1
  • Jordi Planas
    • 1
  1. 1.BarcelonaSpain

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