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Complications in breast augmentation with textured versus smooth breast implants: a systematic review protocol
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    I am one member of a group of medical students, currently studying at the University of Birmingham Medical School in the United Kingdom, who seek to seek to evaluate the mounting body of evidence to suggest that capsular contracture development is decreased with the use of textured over smooth implants. We have a special interest in the evaluation of breast implants in the use of breast augmentation and reconstruction, and are currently constructing a review entitled 'A comparison of textured breast implants versus smooth implants in breast reconstruction and augmentation surgery in preventing capsular contracture.' We came across your protocol in our literature searches and were extremely intrigued. We believe your findings could influence our perspectives and allow us to further develop our evaluations.
    My fellow researchers wish to enquire as to whether you have any preliminary findings or interesting new outlooks that you could share with us?
    We look forward to hearing from you.

    Yours faithfully,
    Phoebe Pottinger

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