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*  Breast implant
Specific treatments for the complications of indwelling breast implants-capsular contracture and capsular rupture-are periodic ... Capsular contracture-which should be distinguished from normal capsular tissue-occurs when the collagen-fiber capsule thickens ... Barnsley GP, Sigurdson LJ, Barnsley SE (2006). "Textured surface Breast Implants in the Prevention of Capsular Contracture ... The correction of capsular contracture might require an open capsulotomy (surgical release) of the collagen-fiber capsule, or ...
*  Breast augmentation
The fat-corrected, breast-implant deformities, were inadequate soft-tissue coverage of the implant(s) and capsular contracture ... Specific treatments for the complications of indwelling breast implants - capsular contracture and capsular rupture - are ... Capsular contracture - which should be distinguished from normal capsular tissue - occurs when the collagen-fiber capsule ... The correction of capsular contracture might require an open capsulotomy (surgical release) of the collagen-fiber capsule, or ...
*  Capsular contracture
... occurs when the collagen-fiber capsule shrinks, tightens and compresses the breast implant, much like the ... The correction of capsular contracture might require the surgical removal (release) of the capsule, or the removal, and ... "Textured Surface Breast Implants in the Prevention of Capsular Contracture among Breast Augmentation Patients: A Meta-Analysis ... "Capsular Contracture in Subglandular Breast Augmentation with Textured versus Smooth Breast Implants: A Systematic Review". ...
*  Free flap breast reconstruction
... malposition of the breast implant(s), capsular contracture-which occasionally occur consequent to breast-reconstruction surgery ... A large opposite breast, which is difficult to match with a pectoral implant; and a. previous, failed reconstruction with a ... A large opposite breast, which is difficult to match with a pectoral implant; and a previous, failed reconstruction with a ... Technically, an autologous-tissue breast reconstruction is a good resolution to a failed breast-implant reconstruction. ...
*  Breast hematoma
... the presence of hematoma increases the risk of developing capsular contracture. In mammography screening, scar tissue resulting ... There is preliminary evidence that, after breast implant surgery, ... and Patient Satisfaction with Breast Implants". Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 117 (3): 757-767. doi:10.1097/01.prs. ...
*  Capsule
... a layer that lies outside the cell wall of bacteria Capsular contracture, the scar tissue naturally forming around breast ... implants Capsule (pharmacy), a small gelatinous case enclosing a dose of medication Lymph node capsule Capsule (2016 film), a ... Capsule may refer to: Articular capsule (joint capsule), an envelope surrounding a synovial joint Bowman's capsule (glomerular ... fibrous layer surrounding the kidney Capsules of the brain External capsule Extreme capsule Internal capsule Bacterial capsule ...
*  Buttock augmentation
... rupture of the implant, seroma (a pocket of clear serous fluid), capsular contracture, asymmetry of the corrected area, ... the submuscular emplacement of a gluteal implant, include infection, surgical-wound dehiscence that exposes the implant, ... Therefore, to create an implant-pocket, either for a gluteal prosthesis or for lipoinjection, a low-angle muscle-dissection is ... The physician advises the patient who has undergone a surgical contouring of the buttocks with gluteal implants, that, although ...
*  Breast reconstruction
... the same risks and complications as those who use them for breast augmentation but has higher rates of capsular contracture ( ... Direct to Implant ("One-Step") Breast Reconstruction Post-mastectomy reconstruction with a direct to implant, or "one-step" ... The initial implant placement, and possible second stage, each take about one hour in the operating room. A Cochrane review ... Reconstruction with implants have a higher risk of long-term pain. Outcomes-based research on quality of life improvements and ...
*  G. Patrick Maxwell
... to decrease capsular contracture) and helping to introduce prostheses which more closely resemble the shape and feel of the ... The two-stage method of expander-implant reconstruction as described by Maxwell and Spears has become the most widely used ... His work on concepts of matching implants and surgical techniques to individual soft-tissue characteristics in cosmetic and ... Review of "Immediate Breast Reconstruction Using Biodimensional Anatomical Permanent Expander Implants: A Prospective Analysis ...
*  Index of trauma & orthopaedics articles
List of orthopedic implants - Lister's tubercle - Lobstein syndrome - Loder classification - Long bone - Loosers zone - ... Volkmann's contracture - Volkmann avulsion fracture Waddell's signs - Wagstaffe-Le Fort avulsion fracture - Wallis-Zieff- ... Articular capsule - Articular cartilage repair - Astragalectomy - Autologous chondrocyte implantation - Avascular necrosis - ... Dupuytren's contracture - Durkan's test - Duverney fracture - Dynamic compression plate - Dynamic hip screw - Dysplasia ...
*  Hip replacement
Ceramic implants are more brittle and may break after being implanted. The articular interface is not part of either implant, ... An arthritic hip can develop contractures that make the leg behave as if it is short. When these are relieved with replacement ... Critics cite a higher dislocation rate, although repair of the capsule, piriformis and the short external rotators along with ... to other hip implants already on the market. The exception is metal-on-metal implants, which were not tested in clinical trials ...
*  Glossary of diabetes
Dupuytren's contracture A condition that causes the fingers to curve inward and may also affect the palm. The condition is more ... Sulfonylureas Pills or capsules that people take to lower the level of glucose (sugar) in the blood. See also: Oral ... Scientists are also working to develop a small unit that could be implanted in the body, functioning like a real pancreas. Note ... Oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) Oral hypoglycemic agents Pills or capsules that people take to lower the level of glucose ( ...