Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 10th, 2003
According to recent research from Israel, "Exposure of silicone breast implants usually leads to infection and extrusion. According to the literature, implant extrusion rates are not higher than 2% and removal of the implant is recommended.
"During the past 3 years, the authors dealt with eight implant exposures (six women: two cases of bilateral exposure and four cases of unilateral exposure). All the pockets were infected," wrote L. Fodor and colleagues, Rambam Medical Center, Department of Plastic Surgery.
"Patients were offered two alternatives:...
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