Aesthetic Plast Surg 2019 10 31;43(5):1173-1185. Epub 2019 Jul 31.
Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Bonn, University of Bonn, Venusberg-Campus 1, D-53127 Bonn, Germany.
Introduction: Pulse lavage (PL) irrigation of prosthesis pockets has prior been described for breast implant salvages. However, PL for removal of leaked silicone from prosthesis pockets after implant ruptures has not been studied yet. Since open capsulotomies are regarded as equal treatment of capsular contracture (CC) than capsulectomies, this study analyzed the clinical outcome of PL for silicone removal and subsequent capsulotomy in cases of concurrent CC and breast implant rupture. Read More