Implant rupture is one of the most important sequelae of breast reconstruction after mastectomy. The primary aim of this study was to compare magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound evaluation with intraoperative findings and provide a reliable description of the occurrence of each radiological sign.

Appropriate use of magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound to detect early silicone gel breast implant rupture in postmastectomy reconstruction / M. Rietjens, G. Villa, A. Toesca, S. Rizzo, S. Raimondi, F. Rossetto, C. Sangalli, F. De Lorenzi, A. Manconi, A. Gustavo, Z. Matthes, B. Chahuan, F. Brenelli, M. Bellomi, J.Y. Petit. - In: PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY. - ISSN 0032-1052. - 134:1(2014 Jul), pp. 13e-20e.

Appropriate use of magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound to detect early silicone gel breast implant rupture in postmastectomy reconstruction

M. Rietjens
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S. Rizzo;S. Raimondi;M. Bellomi
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2014-07

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Implant rupture is one of the most important sequelae of breast reconstruction after mastectomy. The primary aim of this study was to compare magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound evaluation with intraoperative findings and provide a reliable description of the occurrence of each radiological sign.
Adult ; Aged ; Female ; Humans ; Middle Aged ; Postoperative Complications ; Prospective Studies ; Breast Implantation ; Breast Implants ; Magnetic Resonance Imaging ; Mastectomy ; Prosthesis Failure ; Silicone Gels
Settore MED/36 - Diagnostica per Immagini e Radioterapia
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