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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
Becker 50 Expander/Breast implant, Becker 25 Expander/Breast implant
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:12:22-0400
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate safety and effectiveness of Mentor's Spectra/Becker 80 Adjustable Breast Implants in women who are undergoing primary or revision breast augment...
Following mastectomy (removal of your breast), reconstruction of your breast(s) can be performed using tissue expanders and implants. At the same operation as your mastectomy, a tissue exp...
Breast reconstruction is a common procedure with over 86,000 breast reconstruction procedures performed in the United States in 2009. This is a 1.5-fold increase since 2007. Of these breas...
Primary Objective: • To describe postoperative static pain scores on the Pain Visual Analog Scale at Day 1 in a population of women undergoing bilateral mastectomy followed by immediate...
The purpose of this study is to determine if autologous fat transplantation as a pre-treatment gives better results in breast reconstruction with implants after mastectomy and radiotherapy...
Breast reconstruction using implants is still the main breast reconstruction technique worldwide. Current debate within implant-based breast reconstruction is whether to perform a 1-stage (direct impl...
There is currently a need for a clinically relevant small animal model for irradiated, implant based breast reconstruction. Present models are inadequate in terms of suboptimal location of expander pl...
While recent studies have reported modest to no difference in breast aesthetics for shaped and round implant types in breast augmentations, the anatomy and biomechanics in the setting of breast recons...
The acceptance of nipple-sparing mastectomy for the treatment of breast cancer in selected patients has introduced ancillary procedures to improve breast shape, correct ptosis, and enhance breast symm...
The biocompatibility of the polysiloxane breast implant has been studied moderately. The aging of these implants due to lipid penetration and the release of polymerization impurities, such as Platine ...
A fluid-filled closed cavity or sac that is lined by an EPITHELIUM and found in the BREAST. It may appear as a single large cyst in one breast, multifocal, or bilateral in FIBROCYSTIC BREAST DISEASE.
Insertion of an implant into the bone of the mandible or maxilla. The implant has an exposed head which protrudes through the mucosa and is a prosthodontic abutment.
A common and benign breast disease characterized by varying degree of fibrocystic changes in the breast tissue. There are three major patterns of morphological changes, including FIBROSIS, formation of CYSTS, and proliferation of glandular tissue (adenosis). The fibrocystic breast has a dense irregular, lumpy, bumpy consistency.
Abnormal accumulation of lymph in the arm, shoulder and breast area associated with surgical or radiation breast cancer treatments (e.g., MASTECTOMY).
A muscle protein localized in surface membranes which is the product of the Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy gene. Individuals with Duchenne muscular dystrophy usually lack dystrophin completely while those with Becker muscular dystrophy have dystrophin of an altered size. It shares features with other cytoskeletal proteins such as SPECTRIN and alpha-actinin but the precise function of dystrophin is not clear. One possible role might be to preserve the integrity and alignment of the plasma membrane to the myofibrils during muscle contraction and relaxation. MW 400 kDa.
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