II. Complications

  1. Bleeding or hematoma (first 24 hours)
    1. Presents with painful, unilateral Breast swelling
    2. Contact plastic surgeon who performed the original procedure
    3. Patient may need to return to the operating room (hematoma removal, stop bleeding)
  2. Infection
    1. Antibiotics intravenous or oral depending on severity
    2. Breast Implant typically need to be removed and the cavity washed out
    3. No implant replacement until after at least 6 months
  3. Seroma
    1. Persistent fluid pocket at surgical site
    2. Drainage under Ultrasound by surgery or by intervention radiology
  4. Implant rejection
    1. Presents with a sudden firmness at the implant
  5. Breast Implant associated anaplastic large cell Lymphoma
    1. Lymphoma that may originally appear similar to Cellulitis
  6. Chest Trauma to Breast Implant
    1. Evaluate for other chest injuries
    2. Breast Implant evaluation (confirming intact) is by non-emergent MRI

III. References

  1. Claudius and LoTempio in Herbert (2018) EM:Rap 18(10): 17-8

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Ontology: breast implant procedure (C0178391)

Definition (MSHCZE) Chirurgické vložení inertního vaku se silikonem nebo jiným materiálem za účelem kosmetické úpravy ženského prsu.
Definition (NCI) Surgical implantation of a breast prosthesis.
Definition (CSP) implant, often of silicone, in the mammary tissue; may be preformed for medical or cosmetic reasons.
Definition (MSH) Surgical insertion of an inert sac filled with silicone or other material to augment the female form cosmetically.
Concepts Therapeutic or Preventive Procedure (T061)
MSH D019928
SnomedCT 177600007, 49337009, 302343007, 119853006
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Italian Impianto di protesi mammaria, Inserzione di protesi mammaria, Impianto di protesi della mammella, Impianto protesico mammario, Impianto mammario, Impianto della mammella
Dutch plaatsing van borstprothese, borstprothese-implantatie, Borstimplantatie, Borstprothese-implantatie, Implantatie, borst-
French Implantation d'une prothèse mammaire, Pose de prothèse mammaire, Implantation de prothèse mammaire, Implantation mammaire, Mise en place d'une prothèse mammaire
German Einfuehren einer Brustprothese, Implantation einer Brustprothese, Brustimplantation, Brustprothesenimplantation
Portuguese Inserção de prótese mamária, Implante de Mama, Implantação de Prótese de Mama, Implantação Mamária, Implantação de Mama, Implante de Prótese de Mama, Implantação de Prótese Mamária, Implantação protésica mamária, Implante de Prótese Mamária, Implante Mamário
Spanish Inserción de prótesis de mama, inserción de implantes de mama, colocación de prótesis mamaria (procedimiento), inserción de dispositivo protésico en la mama, colocación de prótesis mamaria, colocación de prótesis mamaria (concepto no activo), implante mamario (procedimiento), implante mamario, inserción de prótesis de mama (procedimiento), inserción de prótesis de mama, Implantación de prótesis mamaria, Implantación de Mama, Implantación de Prótesis de Mama
Japanese 人工乳房挿入, 人工乳房移植, ジンコウニュウボウソウニュウ, ジンコウニュウボウイショク, 豊胸術
Swedish Bröstimplantation
Czech prsy - implantace, prsy - implantace náhrad, Implantace prsní protézy, Implantace prsního implantátu
Finnish Rinnan implantaatio
Russian GRUDNOI ZHELEZY PROTEZA IMPLANTATSIIA, MOLOCHNOI ZHELEZY PROTEZA IMPLANTATSIIA, ГРУДНОЙ ЖЕЛЕЗЫ ПРОТЕЗА ИМПЛАНТАЦИЯ, МОЛОЧНОЙ ЖЕЛЕЗЫ ПРОТЕЗА ИМПЛАНТАЦИЯ
Polish Wszczepienie protezy sutka
Hungarian Emlő-prothesis implantatio, Emlőprotézis behelyezése
Norwegian Brystimplantasjon