publication . Article . 2018

Characteristics of a population of women with breast implants compared with women seeking other types of plastic surgery.

Brinton Louise A.; Brown S. Lori; Colton Theodore; Burich Mary Cay; Lubin Jay;
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  • Published: 30 Nov 2018 Journal: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, volume 105, pages 919-927 (issn: 0032-1052, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)
Abstract
Several previous studies have shown that breast implant patients demonstrate a number of differences compared with the general population. However, studies have not compared patients with breast implants with women receiving other types of plastic surgery, of interest because this latter group has been proposed as a comparison group for assessing the long-term health effects experienced by breast implant patients. Questionnaire data obtained from 7447 breast implant patients and 2203 patients with other types plastic surgery were collected during the course of a retrospective cohort study, to determine whether implant patients demonstrate different characteristi...
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free text keywords: Surgery, Cohort study, Implant, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Plastic surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Breast implant, law.invention, law, Mammary gland, medicine.anatomical_structure, Complication, business.industry, business
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publication . Article . 2018

Characteristics of a population of women with breast implants compared with women seeking other types of plastic surgery.

Brinton Louise A.; Brown S. Lori; Colton Theodore; Burich Mary Cay; Lubin Jay;