Explantation of 41-year-old implants following primary breast augmentation

Maurice Y. Nahabedian

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The long-term affects of primary breast augmentation is a topic of controversy. This case report will highlight the long-term outcome in a woman with Ivalon sponge breast implants and the reasons for explantation. The focus of the manuscript will include mammography, capsular contracture, and late hematoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)91-94
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of plastic surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007


  • Breast augmentation
  • Capsular contracture
  • Ivalon sponge
  • Late hematoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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