BREAST IMPLANT RUPTURE AS A COMPLICATION OF HEART SURGERY IN MEDIAN STERNOTOMY

  • G. Nisi Department of General and Specialistic Surgery; Plastic Surgery Unit, “Santa Maria alle Scotte” Hospital, University of Siena, Italy.
  • M. Campana Department of General and Specialistic Surgery; Plastic Surgery Unit, “Santa Maria alle Scotte” Hospital, University of Siena, Italy.
  • L. Grimaldi Department of General and Specialistic Surgery; Plastic Surgery Unit, “Santa Maria alle Scotte” Hospital, University of Siena, Italy.
  • C. Brandi Department of General and Specialistic Surgery; Plastic Surgery Unit, “Santa Maria alle Scotte” Hospital, University of Siena, Italy.
  • R. Cuomo | robertocuomo@outlook.com Department of General and Specialistic Surgery; Plastic Surgery Unit, “Santa Maria alle Scotte” Hospital, University of Siena, Italy.
  • C. D'Aniello Department of General and Specialistic Surgery; Plastic Surgery Unit, “Santa Maria alle Scotte” Hospital, University of Siena, Italy.

Abstract

The authors report a case of a woman who underwent heart surgery in median sternotomy after breast reconstruction using prosthesis in 1984. After this open heart surgery in 2008, she developed an injury at right breast implant with intra and extra capsular silicone gel spread out the prosthesis.

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Published
2014-12-31
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Keywords:
Breast implant, median sternotomy, breast reconstruction, breast augmentation
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Nisi, G., Campana, M., Grimaldi, L., Brandi, C., Cuomo, R., & D’Aniello, C. (2014). BREAST IMPLANT RUPTURE AS A COMPLICATION OF HEART SURGERY IN MEDIAN STERNOTOMY. Journal of the Siena Academy of Sciences, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.4081/jsas.2014.4852