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Three-year intermediate results of a prospective multicenter study investigating the use of smooth, semi-smooth, microtextured and macrotextured implants from a single manufacturer in breast augmentation and reconstruction procedures

6 monthes ago   |   By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Silicone gel-filled implants exist in a wide range of shapes and textures, and yet there are relatively few long-term large-scale studies, particularly on recently developed “semi-smooth” implants. The present study fills in this gap by presenting the 3-year findings from an ongoing 10-year multicenter prospective study on breast implants with four different surface types: smooth, semi-smooth, microtextured, and macrotextured.A total of 908 patients were recruited in 15 investigational sites across Europe and divided in three groups: 653 primary augmentations in Group 1, 144 revision...
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