In vitro deflation of prefilled saline breast implants.

  title={In vitro deflation of prefilled saline breast implants.},
  author={Wesley G. Stevens and Elliot M. Hirsch and David A. Stoker and Robert Carl Cohen},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={118 2},
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to determine whether or not prefilled breast implants retain their volume in packaging. METHODS This study examined 32 Poly Implant Prosthesis prefilled textured saline breast implants. All of these implants were within the manufacturer's expiration date at the time of weighing. No holes were visible on any of the implants. All were weighed on an electronic scale. The measured weight was compared with the expected weight (based on the implant size as… CONTINUE READING
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