Quantification of the osmotic expansion in implants filled with polyethylene glycol.

High reoperation rates continue to agonize the field of breast augmentation surgery. Patient dissatisfaction is a contributing factor for reoperations. This is often attributable to patients' desire to be larger after the augmentation. Polyethylene glycol (PEG) is a potential alternative breast implant filler under investigation. It has been shown to swell… CONTINUE READING