Analysis and Treatment of Complications Post Polyacrylamide Hydrogel Injection for Augmentation Mammaplasty, pp. 321-329
Authors: Jinde Lin, Xiaoping Chen, Tao Lei, Wanquan Zhang, International Plastic and Aesthetic Centre, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China
Abstract: The polyacrylamide hydrogel was introduced in China since 1997 from east European country, the polyacrylamide hydrogel was widely used in china for facial depression, breast augmentation, lip augmentation et al. it had always been in great controversy on its safety such as its toxicity, displacement and the way to be removed. Its late complications Including pain, breast lumps or induration, the injected polyacrylamide hydrogel displacement and infection has continually emerged and cause great concerns about its safety. Therefore, the polyacrylamide hydrogel had been forbidden to use as filler for the body since 2006 in China.