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Can dsomeone at the gym use a defibrillator on a woman with breast implants?

Can dsomeone at the gym use a defibrillator on a woman with breast implants?

Yes: Done properly with an AED device, implants will not impede the ability to deliver defibrillation treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik
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Breast Implants (Definition)

A medical device that is used to augment the size of the breast by increasing the volume of the breast mound. Implants come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and textures and are surgically inserted either under the breast tissue or in a deeper plane under the muscle. The shell of the implant is made of a flexible silicone elastomer. The inside is filled with either silicone ...Read more


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Do people use a defibrillator on a woman with breast implants?

Do people use a defibrillator on a woman with breast implants?

Yes: Defibrillation is a life saving maneuver, and if necessary, breast implants should not stop you. Breast implants do not conduct electricity, and should not cause any problems. Tissue expander with internal ports do have metal in them, but the metal is insulated inside the implant, and not likely to interfere. Even if a burn occurs, better to live with a burn. ...Read more

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Can i get breast implants if I have a defibrillator?

Consult your doctor: You should consult your cardiologist as well as your plastic surgeon, in order to help make your decision. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get breast implants if someone has had a defibrillator implanted?

Is it possible to get breast implants if someone has had a defibrillator implanted?

Yes: It is perfectly fine to get breast implants if you have an implantable defibrillator. You simply need to have the defibrillator turned off during the surgery so that the cautery does not interfere with it. This can usually be done very quickly prior to the surgery; the device is then turned back on once the surgery is complete. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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What's the best sports bra for a woman with breast implants?

Find your best match: Just like the fact that the same implant will look different on two different women, the same bra will not fit all women with implants the same. You have to find the bra that you are most comfortable in, usually through trying different bras on. ...Read more

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Can a woman with breast implants still breastfeed?

Can a woman with breast implants still breastfeed?

Yes but be informed: It is very safe but there are some concerns that I have addressed in the video link below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fybsihrevec&sns=em in fact it has been shown that women with silicone breast implants produce milk with less silicone than formula fed infants. There are other concerns about capsular contracture and ptosis which are discussed in the video. ...Read more

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How is a mammogram done for a woman with breast implants?

How is a mammogram done for a woman with breast implants?

Same: Mammograms are performed the same for women with or without breast implants. However, breast implants may require additional views and/or MRI of the breasts for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Have you heard that woman with breast implants have an increased risk of a rare form of cancer?

Have you heard that woman with breast implants have an increased risk of a rare form of cancer?

Yes ALCL: Anaplastic large cell lymphoma is an exceedingly rare form of cancer that has been identified in a very small number of women with breast implants and a specific type of complication. No unique kind of breast implant has been associated with alcl. Please review the american society of plastic surgeons task force updates on the subject www.Plasticsurgery.Org. ...Read more

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Would double d breast implants be to painful on a 5 foot 3 and 145 lb. Woman?

Would double d breast implants be to painful on a 5 foot 3   and 145 lb. Woman?

Try to keep things: In proportion! better to keep proportionately sized. I have many women who come to me because of back neck and shoulder pain from the weight of large breasts. The last thing you want to do is cause this problem with surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Defibrillator (Definition)

Defibrillation is a common treatment for life-threatening cardiac dysrhythmias, ventricular fibrillation, and pulseless ventricular tachycardia. Defibrillation consists of delivering a therapeutic dose of electrical energy to the affected heart with a ...Read more


Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more