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|Title:||Comparative clinical evaluation of breast augmentation using silicone foam coated implants and textured implants|
|Author:||Calaes, Ivana Leme de|
Motta, Marcos Matias
Basso, Rafael de Campos
Calderoni, Davi Reis
|Abstract:||To evaluate whether silicone foam implants have a different evolution pattern compared to conventional texture implants. Fifty-eight female patients underwent surgery. They were divided into two groups (silicone foam – Lifesil® – and microtexturized silicone – Lifesil®). The evolution was analyzed in postoperative consultations, with physical examination, photographic documentation and filling in a satisfaction questionnaire, in the postoperative period of one month, four months, one year and then annually, up to a maximum of 3 years of follow-up. There were no statistically significant differences in presence of rippling, stretch marks, breast ptosis, capsular contracture and quality of scars. There was a higher rate of patients who were very satisfied with the outcome 360 days after surgery in the group receiving silicone foam implants (p = 0.036). In short time, silicone foam envelope implants proved to be as reliable as textured silicone envelope implants, making them an option for augmentation mammoplast|
|Subject:||Próteses e implantes|
|Editor:||Sociedade Brasileira para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Cirurgia|
|Appears in Collections:||FCM - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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