Breast implants: Biological reactions and practical applications

A. Faga

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The A. at first reviews historic aspects, physical-chemical and commerical data and the implant technique of mammary prosthesis. Biological reactions are then particularly considered. They are divided in two different groups: true complications and reactions due to the presence of inorganic materials. Particular emphasis is devoted to the problem of constricting capsule: different proposals for its therapy and prevention are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)215-221
Number of pages7
JournalMedecine Biologie Environment
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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