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Breast Implants

"Breast Implants" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
Implants used to reconstruct and/or cosmetically enhance the female breast. They have an outer shell or envelope of silicone elastomer and are filled with either saline or silicone gel. The outer shell may be either smooth or textured.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Breast Implants" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Breast Implants" was a major or minor topic of these publication.