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Compassionate Use of the Becker Expander/Breast Implant

2014-07-23 21:12:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To provide access of the Becker Expander/Breast implant to women who do not meet inclusion/exclusion criteria of the Becker Continued Access Study

Patients' physician will contact Mentor to request use of the device and each request will be reviewed by Mentor, an IRB, and the FDA on a case-by-case basis

Study Design

N/A

Conditions

Breast Reconstruction

Intervention

Becker 50 Expander/Breast implant, Becker 25 Expander/Breast implant

Location

Mentor Corporation
Santa Barbara
California
United States
93111

Status

Available

Source

Mentor Corporation

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:12:22-0400

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