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Category: Ruptured Implant

37 Year Old Female With A Ruptured Implant

Posted On: July 22, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

A 37-year-old African American female presented with a ruptured implant. The ruptured implant was a lower profile saline and was about ten years old. During the consultation, we discussed not only removing the implants but also what her goals were after her breast revision surgery. After setting the expectation, we decide to replace the old […]

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Removal Of Ruptured Becker Breast Implants

Posted On: July 05, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Recently, I had the opportunity to surprisingly operate on a patient who had a Becker double lumen ruptured implant.  This patient is a 52-year-old middle eastern female status post augmentation mammoplasty silicone gel implants per, with no identifiable records or patient’s accountability as to the type or size of her implants. Intraoperatively, it was identified […]

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Ruptured Silicone Implant

Posted On: September 05, 2014 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

This is a case example of a patient who presents with a ruptured silicone implant who had a breast augmentation only four years ago. She presents with severe Baker IV capsular contracture with a very hardened right breast with severe scar tissue hardening. Interestingly, she denies any incidents of trauma to her breast whatsoever nor […]

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REDUCING BOTTOMING OUT WITH IMPLANT EXCHANGE

Posted On: August 15, 2014 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

HIGH PROFILE IMPLANTS This is a case study with a patient that I personally performed a breast augmentation 15 years ago on. She has developed a right ruptured implant and some bottoming out over the last15 years. At the time, only low profile implants were available. Low profile 390 cc saline implants were used. Scar […]

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SILICONE BREAST GEL BLEED

Posted On: August 10, 2014 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

We perform breast augmentations weekly.  Both saline and silicone gel implants are used in our Beverly Hills Surgery Center.  Interestingly, this is a case example of a silicone gel implant bleed. The patient underwent augmentation mammoplasty with silicone textured implants under the muscle by a different surgery approximately 13 years ago.  Although the MRI does […]

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Chronic Rupture – Saline Breast Implant

Posted On: August 01, 2014 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

 RUPTURED IMPLANT This is an excellent case example of a patient who left her saline implant in her chest for over two years. For some reason she declined to have the implant replaced until now that it has become painful. This is an obvious rupture on clinica examination. Mammogram also showed scar tissue contracture with […]

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HEYER-SCHULTE IMPLANT REMOVAL

Posted On: December 20, 2013 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

This case example is of a patient with a 42-year-old ruptured Heyer-Schulte silicone gel implant placed back in the late 1960s.  This is a 78-year-old White female who presents with severe capsulitis, mastitis, ruptured silicone implants and symptoms of possible rheumatoid arthritis.  She was referred by her rheumatologist for removal of her ruptured silicone implant, […]

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RUPTURED SMOOTH HIGH PROFILE GEL IMPLANTS

Posted On: November 08, 2013 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

The video shows an interesting case with the patient presenting with burning in her right breast.  Her implants are approximately 14 years old.  They were experimental style 45 smooth 400 cc Allergan gel implants.  The patient presents to the office with increasing pain with a sloshy feeling in her right breast.  An MRI would have […]

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Chronic Seroma – Breast Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Posted On: October 18, 2013 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Patients in my practice present with both acute and chronic seromas status post blunt trauma to the chest after a breast augmentation procedure.  The seroma is simply a water serous fluid that the body creates after a tear in the capsule.  Capsular tear may lead to this fluid accumulation which can differ in size, between […]

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