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Breast Implants (Breast Implant) Summary

Description: Implants used to reconstruct and/or cosmetically enhance the female breast. They have an outer shell or envelope of silicone elastomer and are filled with either saline or silicone gel. The outer shell may be either smooth or textured.

Also Known As: Breast Implant; Breast Prostheses, Internal; Implant, Breast; Internal Breast Prostheses; Internal Breast Prosthesis Show All >>

Networked: 1045 relevant articles (19 outcomes, 122 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Breast Implants is Relevant

  1. Rupture : 6 outcomes 36 studies in 210 results
  2. Contracture : 6 outcomes 25 studies in 138 results
  3. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer) : 2 outcomes 20 studies in 101 results
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis : 1 outcome 3 studies in 18 results
  5. Asymptomatic Infections : 1 outcome 2 studies in 9 results
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Drugs Related to Breast Implants

  1. Silicones
  2. polyurethane foam
  3. Polyurethanes (Polyurethane)
  4. Clarithromycin (Biaxin)
  5. Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin)
  6. Cosmetics
  7. Silicon
  8. beta-cyclodextrin tetradecasulfate (CTDS)
  9. Plastics
  10. Autoantibodies
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Therapies Related to Breast Implants

  1. Tissue Expansion Devices (Tissue Expander)
  2. Breast Implants (Breast Implant)
  3. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis)
  4. Radiotherapy
  5. Injections
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