Intervention Protocol

Different types of implants for reconstructive breast surgery

  1. Nicola Rocco1,*,
  2. Corrado Rispoli2,
  3. Lorenzo Moja3,
  4. Bruno Amato4,
  5. Loredana Iannone5,
  6. Serena Testa6,
  7. Andrea Spano1,
  8. Giuseppe Catanuto7,
  9. Antonello Accurso8,
  10. Maurizio Bruno Nava1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Breast Cancer Group

Published Online: 13 JAN 2014

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010895


How to Cite

Rocco N, Rispoli C, Moja L, Amato B, Iannone L, Testa S, Spano A, Catanuto G, Accurso A, Nava MB. Different types of implants for reconstructive breast surgery (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD010895. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010895.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Fondazione IRCCS, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Unit, Milan, Italy

  2. 2

    Ascalesi Hospital, Department of General Surgery, Naples, Italy

  3. 3

    University of Milan - IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopaedic Institute, Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, Milan, Italy

  4. 4

    Universita degli Studi di Napoli, Dipartimento di Chirurgia Generale (Edif. 6), Napoli, Italy

  5. 5

    Fatebenefratelli Hospital, Department of General Surgery, Naples, Italy

  6. 6

    University Federico II of Naples, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Naples, Italy

  7. 7

    Azienda Ospedaliera Cannizzaro, Multidisciplinary Breast Unit, Catania, Italy

  8. 8

    University Federico II of Naples, Department of General, Geriatric, Oncologic Surgery and Advanced Technologies, Naples, Italy

*Nicola Rocco, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Unit, Fondazione IRCCS, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, Italy. nicolarocco2003@libero.it.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 13 JAN 2014

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effects of different types of breast implants on capsular contracture, surgical short- and long-term complications, and postoperative satisfaction level and quality of life in women who have undergone reconstructive breast surgery after mastectomy.