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... S kin contact of breast prostheses is considered by many to be a significant cause of ongoing subclinical infection leading to subsequent symptomatic capsular contracture (1)(2)(3)(4)(5). Many surgeons employ a no-touch technique, aiming to lower capsular contracture rates by eliminating skin contamination. ...
... Breast procedures are multiple and varied, comprising a number of alternatives [13,14,17,20,28]. Similarly, placement of implants can be performed only with round or anatomically shaped implants [22,25], or if the breast presents a certain degree of ptosis, mammopexy can be performed [20,28] using whichever technique is indicated. This mammopexy should be combined conjointly with the placement of implants if a certain degree of mammary hypotrophy exists, and depending on the condition of the mammary tissue [17]. ...
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