The Allergan Core Study for Primary Augmentation with INAMED® Silicone Breast Implants showed 77 implant removals performed in 41 primary augmentation patients. 60 of the 77 implants were replaced. The follow-up spans 4 years.
Primary Augmentation: Main Reason For Implant Removal Through 4 Years
|Reason for Removal||N|
|Patient Request for Style/Size Change||18|
|Breast Cancer, Hematoma/Seroma, Extrusion of Intact Implant||2|
*Three devices were removed and found to be intact (not ruptured); the other devices
were confirmed to be ruptured.